Beale Street Brass Note will honor Memphis-born Aretha Franklin

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 24, 2019 5:22 PM CT | Published: March 24, 2019 5:22 PM CT
<strong>Dean Deyo, chairman of the Beale Street Walk of Fame, leads a second line procession down Beale Street Sunday, March 24, in honor of Memphis-born Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, who died last August,&nbsp; received a posthumous spot on the Beale Street Walk of Fame.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Dean Deyo, chairman of the Beale Street Walk of Fame, leads a second line procession down Beale Street Sunday, March 24, in honor of Memphis-born Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul, who died last August, received a posthumous spot on the Beale Street Walk of Fame. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Aretha Franklin's Beale Street Brass Note was unveiled Sunday, one day before what would have been her 77th birthday. Her legacy was celebrated with a processional and tribute from local musicians.

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Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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