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The Queen of Soul performs

Aretha Franklin was at a Southfield hotel in 2013, debuting new music, when she started playing "anything and everything," said reporter Susan Whitall, who was there. Videographer Max Ortiz caught the impromptu performance.

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Aretha Franklin was at a Southfield hotel in 2013, debuting new music, when she started playing "anything and everything," said reporter Susan Whitall, who was there. Videographer Max Ortiz caught the impromptu performance. Max Ortiz and Laurén Abdel-Razzaq, The Detroit News