The whole world knows by now that Aretha Franklin died last week of pancreatic cancer. This is heresy, but I could not get into Aretha. Is it a cultural thing?
You might remember that Starbucks sold compilation CDs at its counters. Here’s a gem that I found through those compilation CDs:
You might associate Piece of My Heart with Janis Joplin, but Erma Franklin (Aretha’s sister) recorded it in 1967 before Janis. This video is a live performance from 1992.