Aretha Louise Franklin known as "The Queen of Soul" was born in March 25, 1942 in Memhpis, Tennesse. She is a well known American Rhythm and Blues singer, soul singer, pianist and songwriter. Aretha Franklin is known for her grammy winning soul, jazz, pop, blues and gospel recordings. The site is titled after the "So Damn Happy" album for which Aretha Flanklin won the "Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance" Grammy in 2004 for the song "Wonderful". Aretha has won numerous awards for her music, including 21 Grammy Awards, was the first women in the Rock and Roll Hall of fame, received The national Medal of Arts, she was named #9 greatest artist of all time and 'Greatest Singer Of All Time' according to the Rolling Stone Magazine, according to BillBoard Magazine Aretha Franklin ranks #19 on the "Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists" and dozens of other awards and acomplishments. "Respect" is one of the most well known of her recordings, it features up-beat style with catchy lyrics.

Her career spans more than 40 years, her discography is:

"I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You" in 1967, "Aretha Arrives" in 1967, "Lady Soul" in 1968, "Aretha Now" in 1968,"Aretha In Paris" in 1968, "Soul '69" in 1969 and "Aretha's Gold" in 1969.

"This Girl's In Love With You" in 1970, Spirit in the Dark" in 1970, "Aretha Live At Fillmore West" in 1971, "Aretha's Greatest Hits" in 1971, "Young, Gifted And Black" in 1972 ,"Amazing Grace" in 1972, "Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky)" in 1973, "Let Me In Your Life" in 1974, "With Everything I Feel In Me" in 1974,"You" in 1975, "Sparkle" in 1976, "Ten Years Of Gold" in 1976, "Sweet Passion" in 1977, "Almighty Fire" in 1978 and "La Diva" in 1979.

"Aretha" in 1980, "Love All The Hurt Away" in 1981, "Jump To It" in 1982, "Get It Right'" in 1983, "Who's Zoomin' Who?" in 1983, "Aretha" in 1986, "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism" in 1987 and "Through The Storm" in 1989.

"What You See Is What You Sweat" in 1991, "Greatest Hits 1980-1994" in 1994 and "A Rose Is Still A Rose" in 1998.

"Aretha's Best" in 2001, "So Damn Happy" in 2003, "Jewels in the Crown: All-Star Duets with the Queen" in 2007 and "This Christmas" in 2008.

She was also featured in number of movies, her filmography includes: "The Blues Brothers" in 1980, "Divas Live" in 1998 and "Rhythm, Love and Soul" in 2002 and number of others. You can hear her music on the wit fm online radio station and many local over the air stations as well.