Aretha Franklin

  • BET honoree singer Aretha Franklin performs onstage at BET Honors 2014 at Warner Theatre in Washington on February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTX18G4S
    November 25, 2015  

    Aretha Franklin was honored recently by the National Portrait Gallery with a “Portrait of a Nation” prize, given out to some of the people who appear in its collection. Gwen Ifill spoke with the Queen of Soul about her career, her voice and her legacy. Continue reading

  • April 6, 2012  

    Sixty years after picking up his first guitar, blues musician Buddy Guy still jams — and has no plans of stopping. Jeffrey Brown and Guy discuss his upcoming memoir “When I Left Home: My Story,” his childhood in rural Louisiana, what his influences were and how his remarkable career helped shape popular music. Continue reading