WBGO's Doug Doyle has reaction to the death of Aretha Franklin.
Doug spoke with a number of musicians, producers and writers while organizing a WBGO News roundup of tributes to Aretha Franklin. Here are three interviews in longer form, beginning with singer Lizz Wright, who like Franklin came out of the gospel church.
Lizz Wright speaking about Aretha Franklin, with WBGO's Doug Doyle
Tributes continue to pour in from around the world following the death of legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who died in Detroit last Thursday at 76. The music and message of The Queen of Soul touched so many in the jazz and blues community; some of their voices are captured in this edition of the WBGO Journal.