Triple talent Jamie Foxx took to the stage in an early CBS event honoring the "King Of Country Music", George Strait, appropriately titled "George Strait Special". Foxx, being from a strikingly small town in Texas, described to the star-studded crowd of his former childhood attempt to snag a seat in a local, southern venue that the legendary Strait was performing at.
Being a intricate fan, it was a flawless plan in Foxx's mind, who admits to audience members that he trekked to the opposite side of the dividing railroad tracks for what he believed would be the opportunity of a lifetime! Upon being turned away despite his persistent attempts, Foxx explains that the simple idea of Strait performing in his small, humble town instilled a vast amount of pride into Foxx, thus heightening his love for country music.
Strait, listening to Foxx's childhood recollection, beamed hearing of the impact that he indirectly had on a young and impressionable Foxx.
Following his nostalgic memory, Foxx smoothly transitions his speech into a tribute performance of Strait's classic "You Look So Good In Love", gracing the audience with his vibrant vocals and impeccable range.
Foxx's soulful approach to the country hit gave this melody a striking new sound that, although vastly different from the original, appeased the audience and received a much deserved ovation!
Watch the tribute performance below and tell us what you think!
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