From Dylan to Beyonce: Most Legendary Inauguration Performances

Trump's inaugural weekend may not go down as a star-studded affair, but past presidents have certainly celebrated with style

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Michael Jackson and Others (1993)

A few days before Bill Clinton's first inauguration, the nation's capital hosted America's Reunion on the Mall, a free, two-day festival that was meant to celebrate the country's cultural diversity. It included Native American dancers, zydeco artists and soul groups, and it featured headliners like Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Michael Bolton and Michael Jackson performing for a TV broadcast. At this concert, the self-proclaimed King of Pop led a who's who of artists in a round of his indefatigable "We Are the World." Stevie Wonder, Ashford and Simpson, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, among others, sang, and Bill, Hillary and Chelsea even got in on the action. Jackson would perform again for Clinton the day before the election at the Presidential Gala, singing the Dangerous cuts, "Gone Too Soon" (about the AIDS crisis) and "Heal the World" (dedicated to all the children of the world).

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