Aretha in Concert With Condi Rice!

Aretha in Concert With Condi Rice!

You knew this was coming!

The former Secretary of Defense with the longtime Queen of Soul. Together in concert!

In a highly unusual July 27 event at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Aretha Franklin will be joined by Condoleeza Rice, who will play piano on "Say a Little Prayer" and "Natural Woman."

Condi will also apparently do a 20-minute set with a big orchestra (no doubt in between giving speeches defending the war in Iraq), and Aretha will satisfy her fans with hits by Handel, Mozart, and Burt Bacharach.

Says the big-lunged singer, "Ms. Rice is a consummate classical pianist and since I sing the arias, I thought that we could do something, a bipartisan effort for our favorite charities."

I'm not the least bit surprised. Whenever Aretha hears the word "Rice," she always yelps, "Give me some!"

 


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