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Omnibus

Synopsis

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Aretha Franklin - Queen of Soul
Aretha Franklin has been singing all her life. From the days in the choir of her famous preaching father's church in Detroit, through the gospel touring circuit in the 50s, her phenomenal success with Atlantic records in the 60s and, finally, to her dramatic rebirth in the 80s,
Aretha has reigned supreme. Tonight Omnibus presents a rare interview with the first lady of soul, and speaks to artists who have known and worked with her: Smokey Robinson , Ray Charles ,
Dick Gregory , The Rev James Cleveland - and to her producers: Jerry Wexler of Atlantic and Narada Michael Walden, producer of her recent number one record 'I knew you were waiting'.
As well as performances by Aretha through the years, the programme includes film seen for the first time of her historic appearance at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, and her magnificent rendition of 'Amazing grace' recorded with The Rev James Cleveland.
Executive producers
DIANA LASHMORE. HRK DAMCO Editor RAY FRAWLEY
Cameraman BILL MEGALOS Director CATHE NEUKUM
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Contributors

Unknown: Aretha Franklin
Unknown: Smokey Robinson
Unknown: Ray Charles
Unknown: Dick Gregory
Unknown: James Cleveland
Producers: Jerry Wexler
Producers: Narada Michael
Unknown: James Cleveland.
Unknown: Diana Lashmore.
Editor: Ray Frawley






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