Bob Dylan performed for the first time ever at the White House on Tuesday night along with John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson and a few other famous friends.
The occasion was for ‘In Performance At The White House: A Celebration of Music From The Civil Rights Movement’.
President and Mrs Obama hosted the event in The White House East Room. The President said, "It was music that was not only inspired by the movement, but gave strength in return. Let this music carry us forth, as one people. As one nation."Here is the set list for the evening:
A Change is Gonna Come - Yolanda Adams
How Great Thou Art - Yolanda Adams
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize - John Mellencamp
We Shall Overcome - Joan Baez
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free - Natalie Cole
What's Going On - Natalie Cole
People Get Ready - Smokey Robinson and Jennifer Hudson
Someday We'll All Be Free - Jennifer Hudson
Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ’Round - Freedom Singers
The Times They Are A-Changin' - Bob Dylan
Abraham, Martin and John - Smokey Robinson
I'm Free at Last - Blind Boys of Alabama
Lift Every Voice and Sing - Entire CastUndercover.com.au