Chris Harwood Talks Aretha Franklin

Aug 17, 2018


When the news of Aretha Franklin's death at the age of 76 was announced on August 16, 2018, KUMD's Chris Harwood posted on Facebook, "I am absolutely devastated. Losing Sharon Jones last year was like losing a music sister. Losing Aretha Franklin to me is like losing my music mother."

The host of KUMD's Soul Village program joined Christine Dean on Music Through the Day that day to talk about the Queen of Soul's music and legacy, and previewed his tribute to her on the next Soul Village, airing Friday, August 17 at 5pm on 103.3fm or online at