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Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Mick Jagger tweets about playing for Obama at White House

The White House was abuzz with tweets by Jagger on Tuesday.

Rock icon Mick Jagger took to his Twitter account to brag about his private tour of the West Wing after arriving for a rehearsal for the White House’s tribute concert to the blues.

The Rolling Stones’ frontman posted a message stating that he “had first rehearsal at #whitehouse today and had a lovely tour of the West Wing.” In another message, he wrote that Obama listened to a few of the practice tunes and appeared “really relaxed and happy.”

Jagger even attached a pair of photos, though one of him and his girlfriend, fashion designer L’Wren Scott, who was also on hand, was unfortunately posted sideways.

Also at the Black History Month official concert Tuesday night at the White House were Buddy Guy, B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks and Keb Mo. The tribute will be broadcast Monday on PBS at 9 p.m.

At a music clinic at the White House, first lady Michelle Obama said “the blues are as deeply American — and as deeply human — as just about any form of music that we’ve got in this country.”

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