Did Aretha Franklin And The Queen Share A Special Bond? Buckingham Palace Paid A Beautiful Tribute To The Singer

Date September 3, 2018 18:35

Is the Queen of England a fan of Aretha Franklin or is Meghan Markle beginning to influence the royals' taste in music?


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Unexpected tribute

An action taken by the palace on the day Aretha Franklin was laid to rest is causing people to wonder if the Queen was truly a fan of the singer.

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Quite uncharacteristically, while millions of fans over the world paid their respects to the Queen of Soul, the palace joined the show of love.

From one Queen to another

On Twitter, the Royal family's official handle sent out a tweet in honor of Aretha Franklin. It was accompanied by a clip of the Band of the Welsh Guards playing one of Franklin's most popular songs, Respect.

From the look of the video, it was quite an event. They performed the song on the forecourt at Buckingham Palace.

And this unexpected gesture from the royals has sent social media on a meltdown. Online, fans of the singer see this as a tribute from one Queen to another. What a wonderful nod!

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