Bernard Purdie

Sydney Film Festival Review: Amazing Grace makes you want to sing hallelujah with Aretha Franklin

There is no question that the late, great Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Soul. But what you may not know is that she was also an accomplished gospel singer; the daughter of a preacher who first developed her musical chops at church. Amazing Grace is a homage to Franklin’s past, a 1972 concert film…

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