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African-American Women in Rock: Aretha Franklin

This is a guide to various resources at the Library and Archives that may be valuable to teachers who need resources relating to African-American women in rock and roll for use in their classrooms.

Aretha Franklin

Lady Soul.

The first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Aretha Franklin was an artist of apssion, sophistication and command, whose recordings remain anthems that defined soul music. Long live the Queen. More on


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