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Aretha Franklin cancels Detroit-area show citing unspecified ongoing treatment

FILE - In this March 24, 2012, file photo Grammy-winning singer Aretha Franklin attends her seventieth birthday party in New York. Franklin, in a letter distributed Friday, July 12, 2013, by her publicist, canceled a Detroit-area performance set for July 27, citing ongoing treatment. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
July 12, 2013 - 9:44 AM

CLARKSTON, Mich. - Aretha Franklin has cancelled a Detroit-area performance set for July 27, citing ongoing treatment.

The show at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston initially had been scheduled for June 22, but Franklin postponed it to later this month.

Then, in a letter written by the Grammy-winning singer and distributed Friday by her publicist, Franklin says she was cancelling the show "one last time" due to an unspecified ongoing treatment.

The 71-year-old Queen of Soul had announced in May that she was putting off scheduled performances in Chicago and Connecticut to undergo medical treatment.

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