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Odetta, American folk singer, attends Jazz Foundation Gala at the Apollo Theater in Harlem...A Great Night In Harlem Event on 17 May, 2008, New York, NY, USA. Odetta performed "OH FREEDOM" song at Martin Luther King Jr. "I HAVE A DREAM" speech in 1963. Odetta 77 died in NYC at Lenox Hill Hospital on Dec. 2nd of heart failure. She was scheduled to perform at Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony in January 2009. Credit: Anthony G. Moore / WENN.com

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