Tracy Chapman Performed On Letterman’s Show: Just As Awesome As Ever (VIDEOS)

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Tracy Chapman performs David Letterman's favorite song

David Letterman only has less than a month of shows to do before he officially retires from his late night gig, with Stephen Colbert as his replacement.

Letterman is hand-picking his final guests and invited Tracy Chapman to perform one of his favorite songs, Ben E. King’s classic “Stand By Me”. She did a beautiful and emotional performance. Check it out!

In his intro, Letterman explained there were two songs that he loved as a kid, Simon & Garfunkel’s “America” and Ben E. King’s classic “Stand By Me”.

Remember Fast Car singer Tracy Chapman?

David Letterman invited Chapman, known best for her Grammy-winning hits “Fast Car”, “Baby Can I Hold You Tonight” and “Give Me One Reason”, to perform and she certainly didn’t disappoint.

There is something so beautiful about her voice. She has such a unique voice that is just full of emotion when she sings.

Chapman is just as talented as when her album was released in the late 80s. She won a Grammy for Best Folk Album.

Tracy Chapman performs on Letterman

After listening to her performance, we just wanted to take a look back at some of her other songs we love.

Fast car -Tracy Chapman

Baby Can I hold you … Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman – Give Me One Reason

A clearly grateful Letterman later thanked Chapman, saying, “It means a great deal to me. I’m so happy you could do this for us.”

Letterman was thrilled with Tracy Chapman's performance

Letterman has less than a month to go until he retires from his legendary late night stint after 33 years.

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