Country Stars React to Aretha Franklin’s Passing

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Aretha Franklin performs onstage at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Commemorates Its 25th Year And Honors Founder Sir Elton John During New York Fall Gala at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on November 7, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

She was affectionately dubbed the “Queen of Soul,” but it is clear that her influence goes well beyond any genre boundaries.  Here’s how country stars have reacted to her passing on social media.

Aretha Franklin was 76.  RIP



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