Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Retha




Y'all weren't ready to be blessed. 

Aretha Louise Franklin didn't give a damn.

While many of you are coming for the Queen's delightfully pillowy presence and her unwavering devotion to strapless gowns in sea-foam green, somewhere Adele is fangirling that a GODDESS - a living legend - PAID HER TRIBUTE.




Adele can sleep tight knowing Mama Retha belted raspy old lady falsettos and jigged as far as that mic would let her.

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And we can all personally thank Re'Re for the following conversation that surely transpired:

Mama Retha: Cissy, you know I love you. I have this gig coming up on Letterman. Could you sing background?
Aunt Cissy: Girl... I guess. 

JHDKAJAHDJKAHBAHJKBJK!!!!!!

Whitney Houston's mama had so many places she would have rather been.














Cissy rejected the light two-step like only a senescent diva could and the other backup singers, Aretha, the band, Letterman, his dry audience, Neil Patrick Harris, and us watching at home had to deal.

This performance is classic.

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