Pop Culture Happy Hour Remembers Aretha Franklin The "Queen of Soul" died today at age 76. She was a gifted pop singer, gospel singer, R&B singer, and even opera singer. We talk with All Things Considered's Audie Cornish about the unforgettable Aretha Franklin, and the utter abundance of music she left us.
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Pop Culture Happy Hour Remembers Aretha Franklin

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Pop Culture Happy Hour Remembers Aretha Franklin

Pop Culture Happy Hour Remembers Aretha Franklin

Pop Culture Happy Hour Remembers Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 2017. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption

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Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 2017.

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The "Queen of Soul" died today at age 76. She was a gifted pop singer, gospel singer, R&B singer, and even opera singer. We miss her already, and on this episode, we're going to talk about the unforgettable Aretha Franklin, and the utter abundance of music she left us.

You can read more from NPR on Aretha Franklin's life and legacy at npr.org/aretha.

The audio was produced and edited by Vincent Acovino and Jessica Reedy.