OWN HONORS ARETHA FRANKLIN WITH SPECIAL RE-AIRING OF MEMORABLE "THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW" CELEBRATING HER LIFE AND CAREER AIRING THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
Los Angeles - In memory of the legendary Aretha Franklin, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will present a special re-airing of the Queen of Soul's 1999 television interview from "The Oprah Winfrey Show" this Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Remembering Aretha Franklin: The Oprah Interview:
Oprah Winfrey talks with Aretha Franklin about her life and career, including her autobiography, "Aretha: From These Roots." Franklin performs "Think," "Respect," and "Miss Clawdy Medley," a medley of songs in honor of her father, and even shares her favorite recipe. Franklin also sings "We Need Power" to honor her roots in gospel music.
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