Thursday, January 3, 2013
Aretha Franklin: La Diva's Pride
I'm sure Aretha is proud to be the first female Rock & Roll Hall of Fame recipient 26 years ago. Here, fronting C&C Music Factory, she sings their huge club anthem, "A Deeper Love (Pride)," belting out enough Pride for everyone. Aretha has been no stranger to the dance floor over the years. Queen of Soul AND Disco Diva! Franklin initially flopped as a disco queen with her disco-oriented album, "La Diva" in 1979. But she returned to the dance floor in the '80s with "Jump to It" and has been a disco staple through the '90s. We could use a little Aretha these days on the disco round! La Diva, come back! Below, the excellent "Deeper Love" remix by David Morales.