Video: Romney Sings 'America the Beautiful' During Stump Speech

The GOP hopeful usually only recites the lyrics, but belted out the song for folks Monday


Apparently, Mitt Romney can do more than carry votes in Florida. He can also carry a tune.

During a Monday stump speech in The Villages, the GOP candidate broke into "America the Beautiful," signing the song with the crowd that attended the rally.

Romney, who has recited the lyrics to the song multiple times throughout his campaign, got a rousing applause upon finishing, closing the song by saying "I love this country."

The former Massachusetts governor has reason to be a singing mood, with a big lead in the polls as primary voters in Florida head to the booths Tuesday.

This isn't the first time in recent months a top-level political candidate has been shown to belt out a few notes in front of his consitutents.

Last October, a video surfaced online of Herman Cain signing a parody of John Lennon's "Imagine," pontificating what the world would be like without any pizza.

A few weeks ago, commander-in-chief Barack Obama showed off his pipes during a speech in Harlem, crooning the opening lines of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" to a warm reception.

While one can hope (or dread) that former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich may step to the mic, he may stay away from music for the time being. He has been sued by 80's band Survivor for his use of "Eye of the Tiger" during his presidential campaign.