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Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson To Sing Of Civil Rights At White House

Here are some of the performers set for the next In Performance at the White House, which the administration said today will be "a celebration of music from the civil rights movement":

— Natalie Cole
— Bob Dylan
— Jennifer Hudson
— John Legend

— John Mellencamp
— Smokey Robinson
— Seal
— Blind Boys of Alabama

The emcees at the Feb. 10 show: Morgan Freeman and Queen Latifah.

It will be streamed live on whitehouse.gov starting at 5:15 p.m. ET, and broadcast Feb. 11 on PBS-TV, at 8 p.m. ET. A one-hour "concert special" is to be posted online by our friends at NPR Music.

Seeing Dylan's name on the list reminded NPR's Don Gonyea of another visit the singer/songwriter paid to the White House — in 1997, when he was part of an eclectic set of Kennedy Center honorees:

Quite a group. From left to right: Charlton Heston, Bob Dylan, Lauren Bacall, Hillary Rodham Clinton, then-president Bill Clinton. Jamal Wilson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Quite a group. From left to right: Charlton Heston, Bob Dylan, Lauren Bacall, Hillary Rodham Clinton, then-president Bill Clinton.

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