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White House Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement: vid clips.

The President and First Lady [hosted] the "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" concert, featuring songs from the Civil Rights Movement with participants including Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, and more.



Yolanda Adams: 1 of 11
(3:50) 
Gospel Music star Yolanda Adams performs the Sam Cooke classic "A Change is Gonna Come". (Link)





Smokey Robinson & Jennifer Hudson: 2 of 11
(2:34)
Gospel Music star Yolanda Adams performs the Sam Cooke classic "A Change is Gonna Come". (Link)




John Mellencamp: 3 of 11
(4:51)
Smokey John Mellencamp takes the stage with his band at the White House and performs "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize". (Link)




Natalie Cole: 4 of 11
(4:11)
Natalie Cole performs Marvin Gaye's classic from the civil rights era, "What's Going On". (Link)




Joan Baez: 5 of 11
(3:24) 
Folk singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez engages the audience in a performance of "We Shall Overcome". (Link)




Jennifer Hudson: 6 of 11
(2:46)
Recording artist and actress Jennifer Hudson sings "Someday We'll all be Free". (Link)




Yolanda Adams: 7 of 11
(3:52)
Gospel music star Yolanda Adams performs "How Great Thou Art". (Link)




The Freedom Singers: 8 of 11
(3:26)
The Freedom Singers perform "(Ain't Gonna let Nobody) Turn me Around". (Link)




Bob Dylan: 9 of 11
(3:26)
Bob Dylan performs his classic song "The Times they are a Changing" with his band. (Link)




Smokey Robinson: 10 of 11
(3:26)
Smokey Robinson performs "Abraham Martin and John". (Link)




The Blind Boys of Alabama: 11 of 11
(3:26)
The Blind Boys of Alabama perform "Free at Last". (Link

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