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Aretha Franklin's music regularly disclosed a vulnerability and insecurity residing within the head that wore the "Queen of Soul" crown. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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We Still Can't Comprehend The Power Of Aretha Franklin's Voice

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Aretha Franklin performs at Radio City Music Hall in February 2012 in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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World Cafe Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin

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Minnesota Orchestra Honors Nelson Mandela By Bringing Music To South Africa

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Aretha Franklin, pictured in 1968, has died. Known as the Queen of Soul, she recorded 17 top 10 singles. Express Newspapers/Getty Images hide caption

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Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dies At 76

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Beyoncé performed "Lift Every Voice and Sing" during her set at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Till Victory Is Won: The Staying Power Of 'Lift Every Voice And Sing'

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Kamasi Washington, a 37-year-old saxophone player from Los Angeles, is a major player in Nate Chinen's new book Playing Changes. Amy Harris/AP hide caption

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Jazz In The 21st Century Is All About 'Playing Changes'

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New Music Highlights Show Nuances Of Identity

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"When I am on stage, I finally feel like myself," Miski says. "I finally feel like I can be myself." Bao Ngo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mitski's Many Lives

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