Fox News Mistakenly Uses Patti LaBelle Photo in Aretha Franklin Tribute

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In a lengthy Instagram post and multiple tweets, he remembered Franklin, who died Thursday from advanced pancreatic cancer, and her final public performance, which happened to be at his AIDS Foundation gala in November.

Her last public performance was at Elton John's AIDS Foundation gala in NY last November.

Singer Diana Ross kept her tribute simple.

Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors December 6, 2015, in Washington, DC.

Elton John memorialized his "favourite pianist" in a series of notes shared on Twitter: 'The loss of @ArethaFranklin is a blow for everybody who loves real music: Music from the heart, the soul and the Church.

And so he happened to tell me that we had a gig and I said, "Oh OK".

After moving to Atlantic Records in 1966 she broke through, and released some of her most iconic songs like Respect soon after the switch. We were witnessing the greatest soul artist of all time. August 16 at 76 years old. "She was for the world", said the Rev. Wendell Anthony, with Detroit's NAACP. "She got out of the limo, walked in, someone took her fur coat off, she just kept going and went on stage and started singing". "She was elegant, graceful, and utterly uncompromising in her artistry", the former first couple said.

Paul McCartney‏ called Franklin an inspiration and "the Queen of our souls".

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced but sources say it will be held at a number of venues and will span several days.

"Absolutely heartbroken she's gone, what a woman".

The multiple Grammy victor cemented her place in U.S. music history with a powerful, bell-clear voice that stretched over four octaves.

Fox News mistakenly used a photo of Patti LaBelle in a tribute to Aretha Franklin. I loved her so and love her still.

While the Queen of Soul has passed, she will not be forgotten here on Earth or in space, as asteroid 249516 Arethacontinues to orbit and travel in our solar system.

Aretha Franklin-the legendary "Queen of Soul"-has died at the age of 76".

And he said it so casually and nonchalant, you know and I was looking at him and I said, "Dad, did you say we were playing at Aretha Franklin's house?"

"She was the most soulful and inspirational singer of our time. there will never be anyone like her". He said the two have talked about her health over the years and said she is "a remarkable woman".

During a TV interview previous year Franklin said: "I feel very, very enriched and satisfied with respect to where my career came from and where it is now". "I just know she had on a green coat". "That wouldn't be good either". "We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family", he said.



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