Tag Archives: Aretha Franklin

ON THIS DAY: February 14, 2020

February 14th is Valentine’s Day National Donor Day * Ferris Wheel Day California Oranges Day * Pet Theft Awareness Day * Cream-Filled Chocolates Day International Book Giving Day * _________________________________ MORE! Lydia H. Smith, Frederick Douglass and Charlotta S. Bass, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 21, 2020

January 21st is Granola Bar Day National Hugging Day * Squirrel Appreciation Day * New England Clam Chowder Day _______________________________________ MORE! Itō Noe, Errol Barrow and Aretha Franklin, click

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ON THIS DAY: March 25, 2019

March 25th is Mount Vernon Pecan Day * Tolkien Reading Day * National Medal of Honor Day * National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy * International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members International Day … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 16, 2019

February 16th is Do a Grouch a Favor Day Kyoto Protocol Day * National Almond Day National Innovation Day _______________________________________ MORE! Isaiah Mays, Bessie Smith and Otis Blackwell, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 14, 2019

February 14th is Valentine’s Day National Donor Day * Ferris Wheel Day California Oranges Day * Pet Theft Awareness Day * Cream-Filled Chocolates Day International Book Giving Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Richard Allen, Charlotta Spears Bass and Aretha Franklin, click

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ON THIS DAY: February 16, 2018

February 16th is Do a Grouch a Favor Day Kyoto Protocol Day * National Almond Day National Innovation Day ____________________________________________ MORE! Isaiah Mays, Bessie Smith and Otis Blackwell, click

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ON THIS DAY: March 25, 2017

March 25th is Earth Hour Day * Pecan Day * Tolkien Reading Day * World Endometriosis Day National Medal of Honor Day * National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy * International Day of Solidarity with Detained and … Continue reading

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TCS: Women Do Get Weary

Good Morning! ___________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: January 21, 2017

January 21st is Granola Bar Day Squirrel Appreciation Day * Hugging Day *                                                       … Continue reading

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Long Live The Queen!

By Mark Esposito, FFS Contributor This month in 1967 a young African-American singer left Columbia Records and traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama to record at FAME studios. Neglected at Columbia, the frustrated singer appeared before the famed Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section and … Continue reading

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