Franklin's publishing company sued over royalties

Aretha Franklin performs at the Seneca Niagara Casino Events Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y., Saturday, May 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Oscar Wells Gabriel II)

July 16, 2011 7:57:45 PM PDT
A longtime songwriting partner of Aretha Franklin has sued her publishing company, claiming it did not sign a royalty agreement for a song on her recently released album.