Watch Aretha Franklin Sing 'I Say a Little Prayer' During Her Final Public Performance

Aretha Franklin showcased her signature powerhouse vocals nine months before her death.

The Queen of Soul delighted those in attendance at the Elton John AIDS Foundation 25th anniversary benefit held at New York’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine last November when she performed Dionne Warwick’s 1967 classic “I Say a Little Prayer.” (The song was also featured on Franklin’s 1968 album Aretha Now.)

On Thursday, Franklin’s longtime publicist confirmed to PEOPLE that the icon...


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