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Tracy Chapman attends and performs at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors


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Each year, artists are honored for their contributions to the arts and American culture at the Kennedy Center Honors, a lifetime achievement awards for performing artists. In 2012, the artists were Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Buddy Guy, Natalia Makarova and Robert Plant & Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin. The ceremony consisted in onstage performances from different artists  The President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama also attended the ceremony

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To honor Buddy Guy (with whom she sang Ain’t No Sunshine, Tracy Chapman performed “Hound Dog” (immortalized by Thornton and Guy in a classic 1965 London performance) and “Sweet Home Chicago” (with Bonnie Rait and Jeff Beck).

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Video: Tracy Chapman “Hound Dog” – Buddy Guy Tribute – Kennedy Center (2012)

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Video: Bonnie Raitt, Tracy Chapman, Jeff Beck and Beth Hart – “Sweet Home Chicago” (2012)

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Singer Tracy Chapman arrives at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)


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  1. She is absolutely breath taking! I have been in love with this woman since I was 8 years old. I’m 34 now, and I swear one day I will meet her…

    Posted by Shiane | December 3rd, 2012, 17:59
  2. Waiting for her next tour. I’ve been a fan since your first recording.

    Posted by Deanna | December 4th, 2012, 18:32
  3. You are beautifully human…your skin is dark, and appears to be sun kissed! Gorgeous!
    Congratulations on your honor to perform at the Kennedy Center. Wish you much joy and peace.
    Eagerly awaiting your next performance in DC..for the general public.

    Stay light.

    Adjua

    Posted by Adjua | December 14th, 2012, 1:28
  4. She is great!!! Wished I could hear some new stuff from her. The World is ready for her greatness!

    Posted by Danny | December 17th, 2012, 19:40
  5. when is she touring arnd europe????? I havnt seen her play live yet :-(

    Posted by Martin Thompson | December 18th, 2012, 22:46
  6. IM FROM COLOMBIA PLEASE COME TO A CONCERT, I LOVE YOU TRACY I LEARN ALL YOUR SONGS YOU ARE IN MY IPOD ALL DAY,PLEASE I WANT A NEW ALBUM PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE NEVER STOP

    Posted by camilo bome | January 3rd, 2013, 3:26
  7. Ohh mon Dieu, c’est la personne qui a changée ma vie, please à quand sa prochaine tournée Européenne ? Love u TRACY

    Posted by Marcellin | January 25th, 2013, 13:58

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