Last night, President Obama apparently crooned out another impromptu duet in the East Room of the White House when he sang, “Sweet Home Chicago” in front of an audience and guests Mic Jagger, B.B. King, and Jeff Beck for a PBS blues production. The program “In Performance at the White House” was made to honor Black History Month and will air Monday night. Watch Obama sing below:
During a speech before the event, Obama philosophized on the subject of blues music: “No one goes through life without both joy and pain, triumph and sorrow. The blues gets all of that, sometimes with just one lyric or one note.” Obama recently showed that he loves both music and new technology when he released his Spotify playlist to the world, featuring several old and new American Music Awards artists. Click here to listen to it now!
This wasn’t the first time Obama has surprised an audience with his singing abilities. Click below to watch the Harlem event and first recorded time he sang as President:
What do you think of Obama’s latest impromptu verse? Let us know your opinion in the comments below!
(Photo courtesy of Flickr / Barack Obama)
Posted on February 23rd, 2012