The Weekend Concert Series: Aretha Franklin Meets the Blues Brothers

The Hunt for New Music: A classic that always brings a smile to your face: Aretha Franklin with her great performance of “Think” from “The Blues Brothers” movie. The direction by John Landis is spot-on and very, very, sharp–notice how he doesn’t bring the Blues Brothers into the choreography until late in the video. Absolutely […]

The Weekend Concert Series: Aretha Franklin

The Hunt for New Music: Before she became a one-name celebrity, Aretha Franklin was one of the hardest working, widest ranging performers of our time. The tributes to Aretha are pouring in from all over the world after her death at age 76. She certainly deserves the respect she is now receiving–she’s always deserved it–but […]