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Watch John Legend & Stephen Colbert Sing 'America The Beautiful'

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John Legend sings a duet with Stephen Colbert, accompanied by Jon Batiste, on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Sept. 28, 2015 on the CBS Television Network.

Freedom has never sounded so sweet.

In a classic tribute to ‘Merica, Stephen Colbert and John Legend sang a duet to “America the Beautiful” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night (Sept. 28). 

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The performance was fitting as John Legend made an appearance on the show to talk about the Free America initiative to end mass incarceration.