Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin performed at Barack Obama’s inauguration this morning. She sang ‘My Country Tis of Thee’ and belted it out in classic Aretha style. Read more about it below, see photo and watch the video.
Aretha Franklin is a living legend as the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. She has 21 Grammies! She did performed for President Bill Clinton back in 1993, but this was her first Inauguration.
During a Labor Day weekend rally in Detroit, Barack Obama actually sang a bit of Aretha’s classic ‘Chain of Fools’ to her.
He has not receive a grammy for his performance…yet.
Aretha Franklin Video