Erma Franklin

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    Dear MommaErma Franklin
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    Piece of My HeartErma Franklin
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    Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (Album Version)Erma Franklin
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    Baby, What You Want Me To DoErma Franklin
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    Open Up Your SoulErma Franklin
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        Erma Franklin's musical accomplishments will forever be overshadowed by those of her younger sister Aretha, especially since she recorded very sporadically through the '60s. As a singer in her own right, Franklin is best known for recording the original version of "Piece of My Heart," which of course became one of Janis Joplin's signature tunes in a much different arrangement. Franklin was born March 13, 1938, in Shelby, MS, and moved with her family to Memphis, Buffalo (where s... Read more

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