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Dr. Daphne Brooks Essay, Anatomy of Soul: Aretha Franklin’s Revolutionary Body of Work, Explores The History of the First Female Inductee to the Hall of Fame

“The first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the artist ranked as the #1 “Greatest Singer of the Rock Era” by Rolling Stone magazine, and one of the most-awarded female singers in GRAMMY history, Aretha Franklin earned her legendary status in American culture as a result of her virtuosic vocals that radicalized the aesthetics of pop musicianship.” – Dr .Daphne Brooks

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