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The band Aretha Franklin was founded in 1942. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Memphis. Generally, music journalists would define Aretha Franklin’s style within the genre/s of soul music, funk, gospel music, pop music, pop rock, jazz, and other rock music.
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Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, actress, and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Ross rose to fame as the lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, who during the 1960s became Motown's most successful act, and are ... [wikipedia]
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What Genre is Aretha Franklin?
Aretha Franklin genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Aretha Franklin. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of soul music, funk, gospel music, pop music, pop rock, jazz, and other rock music.