Aretha Franklin Performs The National Anthem At Harvard Graduation


It’s commencement season, and yesterday at Harvard University, soul legend Aretha Franklin was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree. And just in case anyone doubted the degree was deserved, Franklin sat down at the piano, and schooled those in attendance, with her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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