After a career of more than 50 years, the woman widely held to be the greatest soul vocalist of the post war era announced this week that she was planning to stop touring. The “Queen of Soul” is finally stepping back from her grand piano.
Barack Obama once said, would be one of the musicians whose records would accompany him to a desert island, “for she’ll remind me of my humanity, what’s essential in all of us. And she just sounds so damn good.”On the bright side, the singer plans to record album with Stevie Wonder before she quits, though she will not ‘sit down and do nothing’
Let’s watch some of her hits and celebrate this unique talent that only comes once in every generation.