Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Aretha Louise Franklin (named for two aunts) was born in a two-room house in Memphis located at 406 Lucy St. She was the third of four children born to Barbara (née Siggers) and C.L. Franklin and the fifth of six overall in between past relationships by her parents. Franklin’s family moved to Buffalo, when Franklin was two, and then by four, had settled in Detroit.
Give Yourself To Jesus - Aretha Franklin, Gospel Greats 1999 album