Views A tribute to Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul. Will there ever be another? Updated : August 21, 2018 10:25 AM IST Thousands of miles from her hometown Detroit, Aretha Franklin’s voice filled the music room in my school in Patna, singing Amazing Grace. Aretha Franklin grew up playing the piano in a home located in what was then North Detroit. The Apollo theatre marquee is lit up with the news of her passing, and I am soaked in tears. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.