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Carolyn Franklin (1944–1988)

Carolyn Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1944. Her father was the famous Rev. C. L. Franklin. She had two brothers, Cecil and Vaughan, and two sisters, Emma and Aretha. Carolyn recorded for RCA Victor Records and wrote songs for both Erma Franklin ("Don't Catch The Dog's Bone") and Aretha Franklin ("Ain't No Way" "Angel"). Erma recorded ... See full bio »


(age 43) in Detroit, Michigan, USA

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 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 2011 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Night of Neglect (2011) ... (writer: "Ain't No Way" - uncredited)
 2011 The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 2006 The Last King of Scotland (performer: "Save Me") / (writer: "Save Me")
 2001 Ali (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 1978 Coming Home (writer: "Save Me" (1967))
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 1980 The Blues Brothers
Soul Food Chorus
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 2007 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Aretha Franklin (2007) ... Herself
 1988 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul (1988) ... Herself
 1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 March 1970 (1970) ... Herself
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.141 (1970) ... Herself
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 2002 It's Black Entertainment (TV Special documentary)
Soul Food Chorus (uncredited)

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Younger sister of Aretha Franklin and Erma Franklin. See more »

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