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‘Soul Man’ Sam Moore joins Trump inauguration

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President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration is getting a dose of soul, with “Soul Man” singer Sam Moore joining the lineup of performers just days after Jennifer Holliday pulled out.

Moore, one half of the R&B duo Sam & Dave, announced Tuesday he’ll be appearing at the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration” in Washington on the eve of the Jan. 20 inauguration.

“As an American, I am honored to perform for President-elect Donald Trump,” Moore said in a statement. “I was a participant in the civil rights movement and have seen many positive changes and advancement in my 81 years of living in this wonderful country, but I know we must all join hands and work together with our new president,” the Grammy Hall of Famer and “Hold On, I’m Comin’ ” singer said.

{mosads}“I honestly believe that if we can accomplish this, the best is yet to come. We all as Americans need to unite behind our new president and give him a chance. He needs everyone’s support to make America greater, stronger and an even better country,” 81-year-old Moore said.

The addition of Moore — who’s performed multiple times for President Obama at the White House — comes just days after Broadway veteran Holliday suddenly cancelled an already-announced performance at the inaugural festivities, saying she desired to “stand with the LGBT community.”

“See what he brings to the table,” Moore said of Trump, during a chat with ITK last month.

“It is what it is — whether you agree or not, he’s there.”

“He didn’t put himself [in the White House],” Moore exclaimed, “the American people did.”

When ITK inquired at the time whether he’d be willing to perform at the inauguration, Moore replied with a wide grin, “If they asked me to, I would — yeah!”

Other acts tapped for Trump’s inaugural events include: the band 3 Doors Down, country singer Toby Keith, actor Jon Voight, singer Lee Greenwood, “America’s Got Talent” alum Jackie Evancho, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Rockettes.

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