Golden Gate Theatre | San Francisco, California
RESPECT, The Aretha Franklin Tribute Show comes to Golden Gate Theatre on Saturday, January 7th 2023, and is certainly more than just a concert. This show follows the important and remarkable stages of her career through her music. Culminating in her being acknowledged, respected, and to be labeled the Queen of Soul. This is an experience like no other, Aretha, performing a cross-section of her life’s musical work, through all of your favorite hits in one evening. To experience the power of this extraordinary woman’s voice, you can understand how she became “the greatest singer of all time!.“
Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, celebrates the singer of the hit song R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
She became the icon, the leader, the woman! Aretha Franklin’s story, is the story of America in the second half of the twentieth century. Her music, her activism, her faith, her strength cannot easily be separated from the fabric of the American history. She fought for women’s rights. She fought for civil rights.
Her musical career took her almost seven decades to develop, and has achieved global sales of over 75 million records. Her appearance on the Billboard charts numbers 112 times. She is the holder of eighteen Grammy Awards. She was the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Not only has she been noted as being the most charted female artist in history, but Rolling Stone Magazine named her “the greatest singer of all time”.
It can be said that Aretha Franklin lived the life of a legend, and she is, undoubtedly, the Queen of Soul.