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Aretha Franklin Releases Digital Version of Inauguration Song


Franklin’s preferred version of “My Country Tis of Thee” will be released this week, the song she performed in front of a national and international audience of billions at the historic Swearing In Ceremony of President . The initial release of the single will only be available digitally via several online music outlets including , Amazonmp3, Rhapsody, Napster, eMusic, GroupieTunes, Lala, Shockhound and AmieStreet and is being distributed worldwide by Tunecore on Aretha’s Records.

“It is my objective to give people the very and I couldn’t do that unfortunately in 19 degree weather in Washington at the swearing in ceremony,” states the consummate singer and music icon. “So the preferred version for me is the very that I would present singing the anthem. January 20 and the Swearing In Ceremony was a doubt, a career high and it was a morning to top all mornings to date.”

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