Dozens of stage outfits from Aretha Franklin's closet went on display this week in New York City ahead of a planned auction of iconic rock 'n' roll memorabilia next month.

Dresses and accessories, including the outfit she wore at President Bill Clinton's second inauguration, will be among the "Icons and Idols" sale at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square on Nov. 10.

Julien's Auction House organized the sale.

"After she passed away, we got 60 items from a collector." said Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien's.

"It was just in time for the auction catalog."

Also included in the auction will be more than 800 items of clothing and memorabilia once owned by the likes of David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, Prince and Lou Reed.

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