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Next American Idol? President Barack Obama Channels Al Green At The Apollo

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Jan. 20 2012, Updated 6:00 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

The American leader has gone American Idol.

President Barack Obama channeled R&B legend Al Green in singing Let's Stay Together during a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York on Thursday, and we've got the clip for you right here on

“Those guys didn't think I would do it,” the president joked after his remarkably apt performance.

Fun fact: Let's Stay Together -- Billboard's top R&B song of 1972 -- was famously featured during a scene in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 cult classic Pulp Fiction.

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