It was all about soul at the White House Tuesday night. President Obama saluted Memphis Soul music as part of the In Performance at the White House series.
Among the artists who took the stage to perform soul classics: Justin Timberlake and former American Idol contestant Joshua Ledet . Booker T. Jones served as music director and band leader.
PBS will air the event next Tuesday night; check local listings. Here's a rundown of some of the notable performances from the event:
-- Justin Timberlake and Steve Cropper , Otis Redding 's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"
-- Joshua Ledet,
's "When A Man Loves A Woman"
-- Sam Moore and Joshua Ledet, Sam & Dave's "Soul Man"
-- Alabama Shakes and Steve Cropper, Albert King 's "Born Under a Bad Sign"
-- Queen Latifah , Ann Peebles ' "I Can't Stand The Rain"
-- Sam Moore, Sam & Dave 's "When Something Is Wrong with My Baby"
-- Cyndi Lauper , the Otis Redding version of "Try a Little Tenderness"
-- All of the artists, Wilson Pickett 's "In The Midnight Hour"
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