BANANA PUDDING: Aretha Has New CD of Duets


ReRe just canceled an Atlanta appearance because of extreme heat and her demands on her rider for Banana Pudding were ignored… The title of her first single with Fantasia “Put You Up On Game”???… here’s the press realease)


The Queen of Soul Performs Memorable Duets with Some of the Biggest Names in Music on a Must Have Collection that Includes Keith Richards, Whitney Houston, Annie Lennox, George Michael, Mariah Carey, Frank Sinatra, Mary J Blige, John Legend and Many More

Multiple Grammy Nominee Fantasia duets with Aretha on the lead single,”PUT YOU UP ON GAME,”impacting radio on October 1st

Arista recording artist Aretha Franklin, the incomparable Queen Of Soul and 17-time Grammy winner, adds another jewel to her crown with the release of a must have collection of show-stopping duets from her new album, JEWELS IN THE CROWN: ALL-STAR DUETS WITH THE QUEEN. Franklin, a Grammy Living Legend, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will release this stellar collection on November 13, 2007. Franklin duets with a combination of music icons and some of the hottest voices in music today including Whitney Houston (“It Isn’t, It Wasn’t, It Ain’t Never Gonna Be”), John Legend (“What Y’All Came To Do”), Luther Vandross (“Doctor’s Orders”), Annie Lennox (“Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves”), Keith Richards (“Jumping Jack Flash”), Elton John (“Through The Storm”) Frank Sinatra (“What Now My Love”), George Michael (“I Knew You Were Waiting”), Michael McDonald (“Ever Changing Times”), George Benson (“Love All The Hurt Away”), and good friend Mary J. Blige (“Don’t Waste My Time”). Aretha and Mary J. also join on a second tune, “Never Gonna Break My Faith” (with the Harlem Boys Choir). Rounding out the collection are two thrilling performances, both tributes to Aretha on her classics, “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)” with Bonnie Raitt and Gloria Estefan; and “Chain Of Fools” with Mariah Carey.

“Put You Up On Game” with Fantasia, is the lead single from JEWELS IN THE CROWN: ALL-STAR DUETS WITH THE QUEEN, impacting radio on October 1st.