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Pat Boone reflects on Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, his inspiration for ‘I Had A Dream’

Last month America took pause to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and music legend Pat Boone was among those mindful of impact the famous civil rights leader had on society and his personal life.

Speaking of King’s words and connection to God’s “promised land,” Boone confessed on The Brandon Jones Show that he was “so moved by it that on the plane, on the way home, I had my face against the window…teary and just thinking about all of it in my head and heart and I said ‘That needs to be a song.’ Those words need to be immortalized in music.”

Listen to the full audio clip below.

His song “I Had a Dream” features along with Boone, singers Angie Whitney, Brenda Turner and Michael B. Sutton.

Boone explains the “gospel melody” and “wrote this song utilizing his words” detailing the background to recording and the history at the time of the release.

Boone is still making headlines as the #10 all-time top recording artist of all time, who has sold over 45 million records worldwide is still selling out venues nationwide.

“There’s nothing like it,” Boone says, pointing to his approach as being 100% unique: “…take his words, put them in a simple, but moving melody… a song.”

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