Watch the video in the player above for Wayne Freedman's journey through the Bay Area, to explore what the Queen of Soul meant to so many.
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Fans of #ArethaFranklin weigh in on music's loss. Eric Christensen of Mill Valley California attended her famous 1971 concert at Fillmore West. "She had a presence. Didn't just sing 'Respect'. Commanded it. #abc7now pic.twitter.com/Y07tj79nYv— Wayne Freedman (@WayneFreedman) August 16, 2018