Mitt Romney Loves Some Country on the Campaign Trail

Republican presidential hopeful posts list of favorite songs on the road, and old and new country dominates.

He grew up in Michigan and spent most of his life in Massachusetts.

But those Yankee roots haven't stopped GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney from loving him some country music. Governor Romney's staff compiled a list of 19 songs he likes to listen on on the campaign trail, and country music dominates.

Among his faves: Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire," Carrie Underwood's "All-American Girl" and Keith Urban's "Somebody Like You."

Here's the list:

  • “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
  • “Read My Mind,” The Killers
  • “December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),” Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
  • “Ring of Fire,” Johnny Cash
  • “Somebody Told Me,” The Killers
  • “The MTA (The Boston Subway Song),” The Kingston Trio
  • “Good Vibrations,” The Beach Boys
  • “Desperado” (Live), Clint Black
  • “Crying,” Roy Orbison
  • "Only You," Commodores
  • “Runaway,” Del Shannon.
  • “It’s Your Love,” Tim McGraw
  • “As Good As I Once Was,” Toby Keith
  • “Born Free,” Kid Rock
  • “Over the Rainbow”
  • “Stardust”
  • “In Dreams,” Roy Orbison
  • “Somebody Like You," Keith Urban
  • “All-American Girl,” Carrie Underwood

 

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