Aretha Franklin Cancels Appearances On Doctor’s Orders

NEW YORK (May 14, 2013)--Aretha Franklin canceled some appearances after he doctor told her she needs treatment and has to stay off the road for a while.

A press release didn’t say what kind of treatment Franklin would receive or for what condition.

She has canceled appearances on May 20 in Chicago on May 20 on May 26 at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut.

In the Chicago show, Franklin was to have performed orchestral versions of her songs with help from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as part of a fundraiser.

Janelle Monae will sing in Franklin's place.


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