Nothing to say here but "wow." http://www.joemygod.com/2015/12/30/aretha-franklin-brings-down-the-house-in-kennedy-center-honors-tribute-to-carole-king-video/
"The only true patriotism, the only rational patriotism is loyalty to the nation all the time, loyalty to government when it deserves it."
Hey, Nineteen. That's 'Retha.
Some golden moments in that performance. She went full-on diva. Considering the current state of her nicotine-ravaged vocal cords, this will definitely go down in the history books as her last hoorah.