Saturday, January 22, 2011

I Have A Dream: I Dreamed A Dream


Aretha Franklin: I Dreamed a Dream


Last year, YouTube was abuzz with a version of this Les Miserables song done by a previously unknown vocalist, Susan Boyle. She went on to turn that wildly popular debut into a pretty successful album, and the rest passes for pop history.

This is not that version.

Instead, this is from a truly historic event: Bill Clinton's 1993 Inauguration. It's sung by one of the greatest vocalists of our time, a woman who was awarded Grammy's Living Legend and Lifetime Achievement Awards, and whose voice is an official natural resource of Michigan.

Life must not kill the dreams that we dreamed…

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