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-- As President Obama gears up to retake the oath of office in Washington.
300 singers are fine tuning their harmonies in Brooklyn it's a great honor.
Brooklyn tabernacle choir founder Carol some below leading -- groups as they practice their own gospel rendition to the classic the battle hymn of the republic.
They'll be performing the French team.
Before an estimated half a million people -- Monday's inauguration.
We did your way too much from the original but it it's it's different it's long before the presidential election was even decided.
New York senator Chuck Schumer approach the choir asking them to lend their voices to the 57 inauguration singer Esther Cologne has been with the choir for 36 years.
To be able to step out of let's say are community.
And go and be in -- national.
Or really an international stage as something that's really.
The group has a long legacy six Grammy seven dove awards and over and -- million albums sold.
They performed not make good -- like Radio City Music Hall Madison Square Garden but nothing compares to scene for the commander in chief.
Thoughts while watching on TV ought to be there I'm I'm really excited I think what might happen when tax and -- it might be that punitive -- in the candy -- -- -- Wow or bring them -- a good thing.
This is only the seventh time in US history the constitutionally.
Mandated inauguration date has fallen on a Sunday.
And while the choir is well custody hey I'm ecstatic they -- seen on the National Mall on on Monday we'll do just fine.
We're really praying that we won't be seen so much as.
The message of the songs that -- that day will be hurt.
Other notable guests on the inauguration program American Idol along Kelly Clarkson James Taylor in superstar beyoncé.
Who performed the nationally in that.
In New York in a point and Fox News.
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