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This cover image released by RCA shows “Never Gonna Break My Faith,” a never-before-heard solo version of Aretha Franklin’s riveting and powerful collaboration with Mary J. Blige. Sony’s RCA Records, RCA Inspiration and Legacy Records announced the release of the song Friday, which is Juneteenth, the holiday to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. (RCA via AP)

New solo version of Aretha song about race, faith released

Jun. 19, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A never-before-heard solo version of the late Aretha Franklin’s riveting and powerful collaboration with Mary J. Blige about faith and race, 2006’s “Never Gonna Break My Faith,” has arrived on Juneteenth. Sony’s RCA Records, RCA Inspiration and Legacy...