5 Most Musical Presidents: From Barack Obama to Thomas Jefferson

5 Most Musical Presidents: From Barack Obama to Thomas Jefferson

5 Most Musical Presidents: From Barack Obama to Thomas Jefferson

President Obama has made the Internet collectively squeal by simply singing a few lines of "Let's Stay Together" and "Sweet Home Chicago" in the past, but he isn't the only president with minor musical chops up his suit sleeve. With President's Day afoot, we're looking at five other leaders who could not only hold their own in the Oval Office but also hold a tune. Read on for a musical history lesson.

Barack Obama

With the ease of social media, Obama may go down as the most recognized musical leader of them all. Our 44th President's brief rendition (just a line) of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" back at a January 2012 fundraiser has racked up millions of views on YouTube. The viral sensation led to blues legend Buddy Guy calling him up on stage to perform hometown anthem "Sweet Home Chicago" alongside Guy, B.B. King, Mick Jagger and more. Bonus: Obama's a Grammy winner, scooping up the Best Spoken Word Album Award in 2006 for his "Dreams From My Father." Ba-rock on, Obama!

Obama sings Al Green

Obama jams with B.B. King & Mick Jagger