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PRESIDENT OBAMA TO LAUD LEGENDARY SINGER/SONGWRITER CAROLE KING!

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama

WASHINGTON, USA (AP) —

President Barack Obama is showing singer-songwriter Carole King that she has friends at the White House.

In the East Room on Wednesday night, Obama is presenting the 71-year-old singer-songwriter with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. She is the first woman to receive the award given by the Library of Congress.

Carole King

King made famous such hits as (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman and You’ve Got a Friend.

Several friends from her five decades in the music business will be on hand to perform in King’s honor, including Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, Emeli Sande, James Taylor and Trisha Yearwood.

King is expected to perform, too.

 

Carole King in 1972

Carole King in 1972

 

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