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Classic FM's More Music Breakfast with Tim Lihoreau 6am - 9am
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Classic FM's Choral Hall of Fame
The Queen of Soul honed her incredible voice in the choir of the New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit where her father, Rev. Franklin, was famously a preacher. By the time she was fourteen, she had signed a record deal with Checker Records and featured on gospel vocal recordings of her father's sermons.