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Rev. C.L. Franklin

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  • Born: Sunflower County, MS
  • Died: Detroit, MI
  • Years Active: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s


Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

The pastor of Detroit's Bethel Baptist Church, a confidant of Martin Luther King, Jr., and father of Aretha Franklin, this charismatic preacher is known for "hair-raising" sermons.