Peer the Oak Ridge Boys Construct “Astounding Grace” at President George H. W. Bush’s Funeral –

Roughly 1,200 company attended President George H. W. Bush’s funeral at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston on Dec. 6 to characterize farewell to the 41st president, in conjunction with the Oak Ridge Boys, who conducted an a capella rendition of “Astounding Grace” after making a lighthearted humorous memoir that President Bush belief of as himself to be a correct bass singer.

“We first sang for him in October of 1983 on the backyard of the White Condominium when he used to be vp, and he stated, ‘Fellas,’ he at all times known as us fellas, ‘Would you relate me about a songs, I’m a gigantic fan,” stated the Oaks’ Joe Bonsall sooner than the performance. “For a long time we contain sang for him. And here is, all every other time, a right honor to be here. What a variety of folks would possibly possibly well honest no longer know is he fancied himself to be a correct bass singer—he used to be no longer. We’ll relate for our president.”

Peer the Oaks’ performance beneath.

picture by Tammie Arroyo,

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