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Mourning Aretha Franklin: 'There Was No Greater Voice'

Reverberation Vinly's John Anderson holding Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black" LP
Jon Norton
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WGLT
Reverberation Vinly's John Anderson holding Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black" LP

The contemporary music world lost perhaps its greatest voice Thursday morning when Aretha Franklin passed away at age 76.
Franklin's powerful, gospel, bluesy delivery earned her the title "Queen of Soul."

GLT's Jon Norton stopped by Reverberation Vinyl on Main Street in Bloomington on Thursday morning to reminisce with owner John Anderson about Franklin and her music.

"When you talk about a person on-stage on a soul and gut level, there was no greater voice than Aretha Franklin," said Anderson.

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Listen to the entire GLT interview with John Anderson of Reverberation Vinyl.

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Jon Norton is the audio director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.