Following Franklin's death on August 16 at the age of 76, Trump paid tribute by saying, "She worked for me on numerous occasions". Mayor Mike Duggan announced during the service Friday that the city would rename the riverfront amphitheater Chene Park to "Aretha Franklin Park". "She worked for us".
"Our lovely waterfront jewel will be Aretha Franklin Park, and when performers from generations to come from around the world come here, they will be reminded they are performing at the home of the 'Queen of Soul, '" he said. "She took the gift God gave her and she kept getting a little bigger everyday", said Clinton, playing a snatch of her singing "Think" on his cell phone.
"I'm so proud of you, I know you'll be watching me from the windows of heaven and I promise to carry our family legacy with pride", said Franklin's grandson Jordan, tearing up. "In 1966, Franklin moved to Atlantic Records, which put the soul singer on the map with hits including "Respect", "Chain of Fools", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman", "I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Loved You)" and "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man".
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The photo didn't go unnoticed by many people , one of which was Halle herself who made a decision to tweet the image. He had a stereo, a wall tapestry, photos of his friends and his beloved late mother, Princess Diana .
Bush had previously awarded Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honor - in 2009.
The words were in response to Trump's comment that Franklin had "worked" for him on "numerous occasions".
Aretha Franklin had admirers all over the world, but she made Detroit her home.
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Franklin was dressed in a different outfit for each of three days of public viewings, visited by thousands in her MI hometown. I would always shrug my shoulders and go I don't know. "Her voice brought peace".
Robinson, the Motown great, remembered first hearing her play piano when he was just 8 and remaining close for the rest of her life, talking for hours at a time. Nothing sounded better to me than the way my grandma sings.
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He's a very talented player and the time will become right for him to leave here and go on and take the next steps in his career".