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The local eight-year-old is singing Aretha Franklin's Respect next week in a show at school, and points out that the song was actually written by Otis Redding. Who knew?
Wikipedia: "Respect" is one of several songs considered to have defined the 1960s. It has appeared in dozens of films and still receives consistent play on oldies radio stations. In the 1970s, Franklin's version of the song came to exemplify the feminist movement.