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Tribute confusion: Fox News apologizes for mixing up late Aretha Franklin with Patti LaBelle

Nearly everything that's being written about Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday, has been right. "Sorry. But if I were?"

Aretha was also in this incredible promo for the Tigers back in 1990, and, like everything else, she sings Take Me Out to the Ballgame like nobody else ever could. "It's an honor to have met her and we're gonna celebrate her". I often danced to her albums, taped onto cassettes in my Sony Walkman, for solace, in the privacy of my living room. "I've had many people influence me, but nothing like Aretha". "She was consistently a great human being... And so the voices I remember most in my life would be Dr. King, her voice, and her father, Reverend Franklin". "In a lot of ways, her music and her voice have been a soundtrack to my life - maybe yours, too".

US President Barack Obama (L) greets US singer Patti LaBelle (R) during the event, 'In Performance at the White House - Women of Soul.

Franklin certainly earned a good chunk of money during her six-decade career.

"Though she largely refrained from publicly criticizing Trump during or after the 2016 campaign, two individuals with direct knowledge of her political opinions said she was repelled by the Republican standard-bearer, his policy prescriptions, and his rhetoric", TDB reads. She was a civil rights and feminist icon, and she changed American popular vocal style.

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"Ariana Grande was a guest on The Tonight Show last night, where she paid tribute to Aretha Franklin with a cover of her song "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman".

Similarly, the Fillmore Detroit and the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts have also put up tributes to Aretha. The greatest singer and musician of my lifetime. "It's just sad that he has to go there, and attach her to himself".

When asked if she felt we, as a society, were moving forward, she said, "I think that we have come a very, very long way".

She continued: "She was a BLACK WOMAN". We could not forget you if we tried.

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