Sunday, 25 March 2012

Aretha Franklin Celebrated her 70th Birthday in Grand Style

Aretha Franklin celebrated her 70th birthday last night with a lovely sequins dress, it was a swanky party at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel in NYC. Same place she partied it up for her birthday last year.
She had a three-tier, lime-green birthday cake while the crowd serenaded her with Stevie Wonder’s version of “Happy Birthday.”
You may receall that last year, Aretha's musical legacy was honored by the Grammys with a well-deserved tribute. No one can deny her impact and importance in shaping pop culture, the blend of R&B and gospel and both the Civil Rights Movement and the Women's Movement through song.
here are the few pictures i have got:

During the party, her longtime companion, Willie Wilkerson, was right by her side. And when asked whether marriage was still in the future, she said “We’ll see what happens.”

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