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Carolyn Franklin (I) (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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The Blues Brothers
Sun, Aug 23 6:45 AM PDT on AMC (057)
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Sun, Aug 23 7:30 AM PDT on KMEXDT3 (207)

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The Blues Brothers Soul Food Chorus
Ali Soundtrack
Coming Home Soundtrack


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 2019 Jett (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bennie (2019) ... (writer: "Save Me")
 2018 Black Girls Rock! (TV Special) (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 2018 Tyler Perry's Acrimony (writer: "Save Me")
 2017 Girls Trip (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 2016 Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- 2016: Day 8, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Ain't No Way" - uncredited)
- 2016: Day 5, Part 2 (2016) ... (writer: "Ain't No Way" - uncredited)
 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Get Out of Jail, Free (2015) ... (writer: "Ain't No Way" - uncredited)
 2014 She's Beautiful When She's Angry (Documentary) (writer: "Save Me")
 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")
 1988 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Conversations with an Assassin (1988) ... (writer: "Ain't No Way")
 1978 Coming Home (writer: "Save Me" (1967))
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Hit #119 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1969 with "It's True I'm Gonna Miss You" (RCA 0188) See more »

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