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Queen Forever: We Look At 6 Jamaican Aretha Franklin Cover Songs!

First off, R.I.P. to the Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin! The news of her passing was quite a shock worldwide, but she’s in a better place while her music lives on. She has been an inspiration for many all over the world, and in turn many have credited her, and covered her work. If you know the music scene in Jamaica, there were a few who’ve managed to cover the late Queen. Today, we let you in on six Aretha Franklin cover songs done by Jamaicans. Check them out below, and show us some love on Instagram at @13thStreetPromo.

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1. “Think” – Covered by The Marvels (1976)

2. “Respect” – Covered by Norma Fraser (1968)

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Women Of Soul: In Performance At The White House w/ @Tessanne Live!

The Voice - Season 5Tonight the White House and the world will be treated to performances from their “In Performance At The White House” series. Hosted by the First Lady Michelle Obama, the lineup features Patti LaBelle, Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae, Aretha Franklin, Jill Scott, Melissa Etheridge and Jamaica’s own Tessanne Chin. The event is a celebration of the great “foremothers” of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women. Watch the live stream below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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