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LibraryLady
08-11-2008, 07:28 PM
White House DJ Battle (http://www.blender.com/WhiteHouseDJBattle/articles/39518.aspx)


On the eve of the Democratic and Republican conventions, Blender polled Barack Obama and John McCain for their top 10 songs. then we enlisted trusted sages Randy Newman and Girl Talk to analyze their picks.


BARACK OBAMA
1. Ready or Not Fugees
2. What's Going On Marvin Gaye
3. I'm On Fire Bruce Spingsteen
4. Gimme Shelter Rolling Stones
5. Sinnerman Nina Simone
6. Touch the Sky Kanye West
7. You'd Be So Easy to Love Frank Sinatra
8. Think Aretha Franklin
9. City of Blinding Lights U2
10. Yes We Can will.i.am


JOHN McCAIN
1. Dancing Queen ABBA
2. Blue Bayou Roy Orbison
3. Take a Chance On Me ABBA
4. If We MakeIt Through December Merle Haggard
5. As Time Goes By Dooley Wilson
6. Good Vibrations The Beach Boys
7. What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
8. I've Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra
9. Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond
10. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes The Platters

no sonic youth?

Lager
08-11-2008, 07:34 PM
I wouldn't be surprised if Obama carefully picked those songs for political effect. Maybe even focus grouped it. A little bit of everything, in order to appeal to everyone. I think he left eyelids out though. And as for McCain, Abba???! I can see Frank, Roy and Louie, but Abba? Man, he's making it harder and harder to pull the lever for him. :D

Sonnabend
08-12-2008, 09:25 AM
no sonic youth?

Who'd listen to that dreck?

Zafod
08-12-2008, 10:47 AM
Who'd listen to that dreck?

pink eye does....