From 1960 to 2000—Aretha Franklin to Jay-Z
American singer Aretha Franklin was dubbed the “Queen of Soul” for songs such as “Respect” and “Think.” She became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. Jay-Z is an American rap star who has revolutionized hip-hop music with his innovative lyrics as well as his entrepreneurial spirit. Readers are sure to be enthralled by the profiles of these and many other musicians of the late 20th century. Photographs and primary sources help make this a truly inspiring read for music lovers of all ages.