Aretha Franklin recording at Columbia Studios in Aretha Franklin was about a month shy of her 20th birthday when she appeared for a week at The Village Gate in late February of She shared a bill there with pianist and composer Thelonious Monk , who like her was an indescribable talent — a genius, in the fullest sense of the word — recently signed to the roster of Columbia Records. Franklin, who died Thursday at 76 , solidified her unchallenged reign as the Queen of Soul elsewhere, on grander stages, typically with grittier musical backing. But she wasn't out of place at The Village Gate, nor really out of her element.
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