Some of the best videos of singing politicians aren't meant to be taken seriously. A good example: John McCain singing Barbra Streisand. This was part of a skit on "Saturday Night Live." A few of these videos are just snippets of songs -- President Barack Obama singing Al Green's "Let's Stay Together," for example.
In some cases, the politicians had absolutely no idea that their mic was live and that everyone could hear their singing (everyone remember Hillary Clinton's disastrous rendition of the National Anthem?). But sometimes, these politicians grabbed a mic and belted out songs that they wanted the whole world to hear! John Ashcroft wrote and sang an original tune, "Let the Eagle Soar." He's got a decent voice, but yeesh. And then, there's Vladimir Putin, songbird and wanna-be rock and roll star. Putin's stirring rendition of Fats Domino's "Blueberry Hill" is a must-see video.
Enjoy these politicians singing videos and, if you're in the mood for more political entertainment, check out these hilarious videos of the most awkward dancing politicians!
President Obama sings Al Green's "Let's Stay Together"
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Hillary Clinton sings the National Anthem
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Bill Clinton sings "Imagine"
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Vladimir Putin sings "Blueberry Hill"
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Dennis Kucinich sings "Sixteen Tons" (he starts at :50)
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John McCain Sings Barbra Streisand on 'Saturday Night Live'
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Hugo Chavez sings Spanish song in Moscow
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