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Erma Vernice Franklin (March 13, 1938 – September 7, 2002) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, and pop singer. Erma and her sisters, Aretha Franklin and Carolyn Franklin, got their start singing for their father, Reverend C.L. Franklin's, Detroit-area Baptist church.

Erma's best known record is the original version of Piece of My Heart. The song was covered in different arrangements by Janis Joplin, Faith Hill, Beverley Knight, and Dusty Springfield, and used as the basis of a… read more

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  • Avatar for Keila_M
  • Avatar for jessvs
    Me enamore de esta mujer...
  • Avatar for Jochibara
    I love Franklin family
  • Avatar for Tr1xx
    awww, you're all being unfair. His is more or less OK. Hers is simply superb though.
  • Avatar for greeneyelia
    That Shaggy song is an excellent example of how you can turn an excellent song into a really bad one... ugh.. get rid of Shaggy!
  • Avatar for musrum
    I couldn't agree more. Be gone! GOne i say
  • Avatar for azfad
    can someone please get rid of shaggy. erma deserves better

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