The Queen Of Soul Sings The Star Spangled Banner

The world mourns an American Superstar

Rich Herrera
August 16, 2018 - 11:37 am

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The world mourns the loss of Aretha Franklin, an internationally known singer.  Franklin passed away at the age of 76 due to advanced pancreatic cancer.  Her powerful voice entertained fans for decades. Her unique style earned her the name the Queen Of Soul.  

Franklin was called upon to perform her powerful rendition of our National Anthem during some of the biggest events in sports.  She sang before many championship games to the delight of sports fans worldwide.  

Here's her 2011 performance before Game 3 of the ALCS.