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EBONY Remembers Aretha Franklin: Intimate Sit-Down with Tom Joyner from ‘EBONY/JET Showcase’ Archive

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Aretha Franklin Sits Down with Tom Joyner for 'Ebony/Jet Showcase'

Aretha Franklin sat down with Tom Joyner in the 1980s for an interview on EBONY/JET Celebrity Showcase, a spinoff television show derived from both magazines. The Detroit native discussed her music career, moving back home from Los Angeles and why she never signed to Motown Records.

Watch the classic video from the EBONY/JET Showcase above.

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