Aretha Franklin remembered by Clive Davis
the Guardian -

25 March 1942 - 16 August 2018The music industry supremo who worked with the singer over four decades recalls the Queen of Soul’s vocal genius, humour – and love of fine dining • John McCain remembered by Sidney McCain• Read the Observer’s obituaries of 2018 in full

I’ve never been more grateful for the opportunity to work than with Aretha Franklin. When we first met in the late 1970s, I felt I’d already known her for years. Her Atlantic Records career in the late 1960s, with Jerry Wexler, was...


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