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Barack Obama’s Rock & Roll White House

All-Star Guests From Bono to Dylan

Barack Obama's Rock & Roll White House

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President Obama awards James Taylor with a National Medal of Arts and Humanities at the White House, March 2, 2011.

All-Star Jam

Photograph by Pete Souza courtesy of the White House

All-Star Jam

President Barack Obama, the First Family, John Mellencamp, Jennifer Hudson, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole and Joan Baez sing "Lift Every Voice and Sing" at the conclusion of "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" on February 9, 2010.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Photograph by Pete Souza courtesy of the White House

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan shakes President Barack Obama's hand following his performance at the "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music From the Civil Rights Movement" concert in the East Room of the White House, February 9, 2010.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Photograph by Pete Souza courtesy of the White House

Bruce Springsteen

President Barack Obama greets Robert DeNiro and Bruce Springsteen at a reception for the Kennedy Center Honors recipients in the Blue Room of the White House, December 6, 2009.

Thalía

Thalía

Photograph by Samantha Appleton courtesy of the White House

Thalía

Thali­a dances with President Barack Obama during the "In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina" concert, celebrating Hispanic musical heritage, on the South Lawn of the White House, October 13, 2009.

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley

Photograph by Pete Souza courtesy of the White House

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley performs for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at an event celebrating country music in the East Room of the White House on July 21, 2009.

The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead

Photograph by Pete Souza courtesy of the White House

The Grateful Dead

President Barack Obama meets with members of the Grateful Dead and their family members inside the Oval Office on April 13, 2009.

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