According to reports. what the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away last year she had nearly a million dollars in uncashed checks.
An inventory following her death found that Franklin had a check for $702,711.90 from Sound Exchange and Screen Writers Guild as well as uncashed checks to her publishing company, Springtime Publishing, from EMI, BMI, Carlin Music and Feel Good Films in the amount of $285,944.27. In total, $988,656.17 in uncashed checks were found, according to Billboard.
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