Today the world lost yet another legend. Soul singer and music icon Aretha Franklin has passed away at 76. With gospel roots and a soaring voice, the 18-time Grammy Award winner inspired generations of female artists after her (even Beyonce wouldn't be Beyonce without Aretha).

One of the greatest of all time, Aretha was not only a talented singer and songwriter, but also a glamorous performer who defined the '70s with her diva style.

As we remember the Queen of Soul, blast "Respect," and click through for some stunning vintage photos that prove she was also the Queen of Style.