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Tribute confusion: Fox News apologizes for mixing up late Aretha Franklin with Patti LaBelle

"For as long as I can remember, I've been listening to and loving Aretha in my house, at picnics, at cookouts, at parties, in the auto, on the plane, wherever I could listen to her". How could it be, considering Rolling Stone once named her the Greatest Singer of All Time? The image was created by graphic designer Milton Glaser.

"She was able to touch so many people, divinely". "You can just imagine a teenager receiving this magazine in November 1968, opening it up and this explosion of color comes out". He says she helped define the American experience and the gift of her music remains to inspire us all.

Before Brandy and Monica battled over which one could claim the boy was hers and before Mariah and J.Lo tried to figure out who knows whom, there was the alleged legendary beef between two formidable divas, Patti LaBelle vs Aretha Franklin. To us, she was our aunt. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

By the time I saw her live on Cape Cod in the late 1990s, we both had been through several rough patches, and her eyes were empty.

Franklin drew much more notice for her performance at Obama's first inauguration in 2009, when he was sworn into office as the first black president and she sang My Country, 'Tis of Thee on the steps of the Capitol.

Former President, Barack Obama called Franklin "a glimpse of the divine" in a joint statement he released with his wife, Michelle.

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Aretha was also in this incredible promo for the Tigers back in 1990, and, like everything else, she sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame like nobody else ever could.

Many people on Twitter were quick to recognize the mistake. "Some of my greatest songs were inspired by hers that I loved".

Winfrey shared a clip from a 2003 interview on her chat show, commenting: "No matter how many great singers and voices there will always be 1 Queen".

Hamilton, who has often said that he could embark on a career in music after his life in motorsport, paid a touching homage to Franklin on his Instagram account.

Brady Hoffman also tweeted: "So Fox News shows a picture of Patti LaBelle during an Aretha Franklin tribute but according to Donald Trump they're ok and CNN is "fake news"???" "Thank you for everything, the melodies and the movements". They said that they had lost the matriarch and rock of their family, and the love she had for them knew no bounds. She gave us the BLUE PRINT. Talk about queens-she was definitely the queen. "I am infinitely THANKFUL".

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