's youngest sister, Carolyn Franklin
wrote some moderately successful songs for both herself and her other sister Erma
. "Without Love," "Baby Baby Baby," "I Was Made for You," and "Sing It Again-Say It Again" are among the various Carolyn Franklin
compositions. She was one of Aretha
's background vocalists five years, and also recorded as a solo artist for RCA. Her most successful release was "It's True I Gonna Miss You," which reached #23 on the R&B charts in 1969. She died of cancer in 1988.