Oak Ridge Boys Sing for President George H.W. Bush

Clayton Sandell has the latest on the former president's recovery.
1:45 | 12/30/12

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Transcript for Oak Ridge Boys Sing for President George H.W. Bush
Well, we are happy to say there's very good news this morning about the health of former president george h.W. Bush. This morning he's out of intensive care at a houston hospital where he's been staying for more than a month and maybe the mincey concert he got by phone from one of his favorite country super groups has something to do with his improvement. Clayton sandell has the story. No ♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound ♪ Reporter: It was a spirit-lifting serenade for the former commander in chief ordered up by former first lady barbara bush. She called us and said that we should cheer the president up and if we could get together and sing him a song or two. Reporter: He has been in this hospital more than a month fighting complications of bronchitis. He's not only a huge oak ridge boys fan he's friends with the band members and when they called friday he had a request. And he said he was ready to hear some of elvira. ♪ I've been thinking elvira ♪ ♪ elvira ♪ that made him feel good. ♪ My heart's on fire ♪ Reporter: They sang it then picked one of their favorites. ♪ I once was lost but now I am found was blind but now I see ♪ there you go! Hey, thanks. Reporter: The music may have been good medicine. The day after the oak ridge boys called in, mr. Bush was moved out of intensive care. For "good morning america," clayton sandell, abc news, houston.

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