(FILE PHOTO) Portrait of American soul singer Aretha Franklin as she wears a strapless dress and pearl necklace and has her hair in a bun, 1977. Aretha Franklin turns 69 On Friday, March 25, 2011 ... more 
(FILE PHOTO) Portrait of American soul singer Aretha Franklin as she wears a strapless dress and pearl necklace and has her hair in a bun, 1977. Aretha Franklin turns 69 On Friday, March 25, 2011 with a planned party reportedly in New York City that day. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=110786978&EditorialProduct=Archival# (Photo bhy Hulton Archive/Getty Images) less 
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