Rhythm & blues singer Sam Moore discussed with Tucker Carlson his decision to perform for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Moore, of the group Sam & Dave, said he was coming to Washington to do something for a veterans' group prior to being asked to perform.

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When performer Jennifer Holliday backed out of performing, Moore said he was asked to take her place.

He agreed, and said it was "mindboggling" to hear reports of the type of pressure put on performers who have signed-on to perform as he has.

"I have never in my life seen... something like this," the 81-year-old artist said, "You don't know [Trump], the man hasn't taken office" and people are already critical of him, he added.

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