Thousands queue to pay a little respect to Aretha Franklin
Aug 30, 2018, 03:00
Fans of soul legend Aretha Franklin are paying their respects at the public viewing of her open-casket at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday (August 28).
A free tribute concert honouring Franklin's life will be held late on Thursday, on the eve of her funeral at the Greater Grace Temple, where Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson are among stars expected to perform.
Franklin had strong loyalty to her family and fans to her last days. "She was one of those people where no matter what you say, no matter what glowing, positive things you said about her, it would be an understatement".
The body of the 76-year-old, who died of pancreatic cancer almost two weeks ago, will be on public view on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History. Franklin is seen in a shiny, gold Promethean casket clad in a red lace dress with custom red stilettos by Christian Louboutin. Right on Franklin's casket were words: "Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul".
She will have a private service on Friday, which will be streamed online and on television.
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