aretha franklin en Aretha Gets Her Propers <p></p><p>Reverend C. L. Franklin was no stranger to the recording business. &nbsp;In fact, he was a pioneer in using broadcast and recorded media to expand the reach of his pulpit out into the world. His daughter,&nbsp;Aretha, was also no stranger to the business of recording as she grew up. &nbsp;Born in Memphis, she followed as her father’s gifts and calling moved the family from New Salem Baptist Church, first to Friendship Baptist in Buffalo, New York, then to New Bethel Baptist in Detroit.</p><p></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 16:46:05 +0000 Rob Grayson 33610 at Aretha Gets Her Propers Giving Otis His Propers <p><span lang="EN">Coming off of the biggest chart success of his career to date, &ldquo;I&rsquo;ve Been Loving You Too Long,&ldquo; Otis Redding reeled off two 1965 singles which included songs destined to become iconic tunes, not for Otis, but for the acts which covered them later.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 00:46:45 +0000 Rob Grayson 16638 at Giving Otis His Propers