The Doctor & the Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin

Respect for the Queen of Soul! 
Aretha Franklin gets honorary degree from Princeton.

The 70-year-old Detroit native looked overjoyed as she was made a doctor of music by the university, which was founded in 1746.

She was the first woman honoured by the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, and later this year will be honored by the Gospel Music Hall of Fame for her contribution to popular music.

And while the preacher's daughter did not attend college, this is not even her first degree. She received honorary doctor of music degrees from Berklee College of Music and Yale University in 2006 and 2010.

Aretha started her recording career, achieving great success with Atlantic from 1967 until 1976, and continued to have hits through the 80s and 90s.
She released her 38th studio album "A Woman Falling Out of Love" last year.

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