Aretha Franklin artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
June 14, 2007 It has been 40 years since Aretha Franklin's Respect first topped the charts in June 1967.
February 27, 2013 Before Franklin found her voice at Atlantic, she recorded less successfully for another label.
May 12, 2011 A new box set invites fans to rediscover an oft-dismissed chapter in Franklin's career.
January 10, 2013 The celebrated Chicana author swings by to discuss life, literature and the music that moves her.