Obama and Al Green stay together but the president won't sing

But Obama let the soul legend do the singing this time.

"I took a chance at the Apollo and I'm not going to take a chance again," Obama said as the crowd laughed.

"After reelection, I might go on tour ... be his opening act," he quipped. "I don't want to lose any further votes because of my singing voice."

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