Aretha Franklin, 1942 – 2018, records "The Weight" in New York, Jan. 9, 1969.
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Spirits in the Dark: In Memoriam 2018
They brought us soul music, soul food, little black dresses, superheroes, science, bipartisanship and so much more. We look back one last time with essays, remembrances and anecdotes about men and women who made the world a better place (and a few who didn't).
Matty Karas, curator
December 18, 2018