Listen: Jazz vocalist Denise Thimes sang for Aretha Franklin
"Aretha Franklin's death is especially difficult for Saint Louis singer Denise times who tells cable Exxon announced to her Aretha was in the audience when she performed for a seventy fifth birthday party for a. Family friends father. In Detroit, in two thousand thirteen so a couple of months later I got that unknown caller ID call and and it was a wreath on the other. End saying that she wanted to come in and performed for her seventy first. Birthday, party of course Denise times says she agreed to sing for the Queen of soul at the, Ritz Carlton. In New York City in March of two thousand fourteen did you sing any of her hits, four Times says. The death is especially difficult because her mother also. Died from the same illness that took a wreath as. Life pancreatic"