Sunday, March 25, 2012

Aretha Franklin Celebrates 70th Birthday In New York [Photos]

Aretha franklin with her Birthday cake

  Queen of Soul Aretha franklin is 70 today March 25,212 .She attended her birthday party at Hemsley park lane hotel in new york with family and friends inlcuding Clive Davis ,Diane Sawyer, Rev. Al. Sharpton, and Willie Wilkerson, Franklin's longtime companion .
    In an interview at her swanky birthday party on Saturday, Franklin said she and Davis, who helped engineer her comeback in the 1980s, would be working on new music."I have re-signed with Clive Davis, so I'm recording with Clive again," said Franklin of the music mogul, who is associated with Sony Music Entertainment.
   Franklin said that after Davis' birthday next month, "we're going to sit together and decide what it is we're going to record."
  Wilkerson stood by Franklin's side as she cut her three-tier, lime-green birthday cake  while the crowd serenaded her with Stevie Wonder's version of "Happy Birthday."
   When asked whether marriage might once again be in her future, the Queen of Soul simply said: "We'll see what happens."

Aretha and clive davis

Aretha and willie wilkerson

1 comment:

  1. Awwwww, am so happy for her. She's an inspiration.

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