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Ted Rohde ©Stars and StripesFrankfurt, West Germany, May, 1968: Singer Aretha Franklin — "the First Lady of Soul" — backstage at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt during her first European tour. The "Queen of Soul" died August 16, 2018 at age 76.

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