Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Aretha Franklin
(1942-____) born on
Mar 25
US rhythm and blues singer. ""The Queen of Soul" has earned fifteen Grammys, more than any other female artist; first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall, 1987."

"Trying to grow up is hurting, you know. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don't, it hurts even more."

My heart is still there in gospel music. It never left . . . I'm gonna make a gospel record and tell Jesus I cannot bear these burdens alone.
"If a song's about something I've experienced or that could've happened to me it's good. But if it's alien to me, I couldn't lend anything to it. Because that's what soul is all about."
"And I've been hurt hurt bad. I might be just twenty-six, but I'm an old woman in disguise twenty-six goin'on sixty-five."
"Don t say Aretha is making a comeback, because I've never been away!"


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Interview "Time," 28 Jun 1968."
R: "In "Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul," by Mark Bego, 1989."
A: "In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997."
N: "Interview "Time," 28 Jun 1968."
K: "On the release of her Grammy-winning "Who's Zoomin' Who," 1985."

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