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The Associated Press
Date
March 3, 2014

MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD

Most stars either strut or speed walk down the red carpet, but the subjects of the Oscar-nominated documentary “20 Feet From Stardom” sang their way down.

The four backup singers featured in the film crooned in soulful a cappella, serenading television personalities and even managing to momentarily quiet the screaming fans.

The feature-length documentary chronicles the highs and lows of the backup singers who worked on some of the biggest songs of the last century, but were often forgotten by fans and the music industry as a whole.

— Hannah Dreier — Twitter: www.twitter.com/HannahDreier.

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