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The First Recordings - Aretha's First Album, New York, Recording Aretha, The Attraction Of Secular Music


Reverend Franklin's tours were very successful. Thousands of people bought tickets for his performances. Aretha, like all of the performers in the revue, was paid a salary for her work. Though she was still known as “Reverend Franklin's daughter,” Aretha was also gaining fans of her own.

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