There are a lot of singers who say that Aretha Franklin has to be one of their greatest influences. There is just something about her that draws you in. Some singers say that they were influenced to do their best not because they want to be her but because they want to do what she does.
Whitney Houston even said that when she was younger, she practiced singing Aretha’s songs. She pretended that she would be singing in front of a packed audience. It is evident that there are a lot of singers who felt empowered because of Aretha. She is one of those singers that have this effect on people.