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1/21/12 – The President sings Al Green!

todayJanuary 22, 2012

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During a campaign appearance Thursday night at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, President Barack Obama got the crowd cheering with a tune. After legendary soul singer Rev. Al Green performed, the Commander-in-Chief took the stage and crooned a few lines of Green’s hit song “Let’s Stay Together.”
“I..I’m so in love with you,” the President sang, showing off just a touch of the falsetto.
The audience cheered loudly and Obama joked that “the Sandman” didn’t appear to pull him off stage as is the tradition for acts that bomb during Amateur Night at the Apollo.

Written by: Barry Scott

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