That Time Sharon Jones Sang Whitney Houston To Prison Inmates

Tell me a story about working as a corrections officer at Riker’s Island.
One day I told the inmates that I sing and they wouldn’t lock up until I did a verse of [Whitney Houston’s] “The Greatest Love of All.” They refused to go into their cells until I sang the whole thing. I knew when I was there I wasn’t meant to be there. Even the inmates told me that. They said to me, “Miss Jones, you aren’t meant to be here. You’re too nice.”

Via Rolling Stone