Knoxville — Aretha Franklin never played in Knoxville, but was scheduled to perform at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum in 1968.
The city of Knoxville posted the concert poster on its Facebook page.
According to the poster, it was scheduled for September 27th. The city said her show was canceled due to a scheduling conflict, according to the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound.
Tickets were anywhere from $3.50 to $5.50.
Franklin passed away Thursday at the age of 76 from advanced pancreatic cancer.
In a statement, the family said: "In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family. The love she had for her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins knew no bounds."
The statement continued:
"We have been deeply touched by the incredible outpouring of love and support we have received from close friends, supporters and fans all around the world. Thank you for your compassion and prayers. We have felt your love for Aretha and it brings us comfort to know that her legacy will live on. As we grieve, we ask that you respect our privacy during this difficult time."