Aretha Franklin is undoubtedly the Queen of Soul, a living legend, a true vocal talent. So it only made sense that she was asked her opinion of the current crop of pop girls during her interview with the Wall Street Journal. Her answers for some (Adele, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys) were positive, fair judgments. Her reaction to others, however -- not so kind.
On this day January 3, 1987, Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Born March 25, 1942 in Memphis, this legendary performer has thrilled audiences for decades. Singer, songwriter, and pianist, Franklin scored her first Billboard hit in 1961 after signing with Columbia Records in 1960. Starting as a jazz artist, she took a dramatic turn in style aft