Help Choose Obama’s Re-Election Campaign Theme Song

Stevie Wonder       “You Haven’t Done Nothin'”

“Village Ghetto Land”

“Big Brother”

Cyndi Lauper         “Money Changes Everything”

The Clash           “Hate and War”

“I Fought the Law”

“I’m So Bored With the U.S.A.”

The Animals       “We’ve Got to Get Out of This Place”

Elvis Costello      “Waiting for the End of the World”

Rolling Stones     “Sympathy for the Devil”

Kinks       “Well-Respected Man”

“Where Have All the Good Times Gone?”

Public Enemy      “Fight the Power”

John Lennon        “Whatever Gets You Through the Night”

Bob Marley and the Wailers      “Burnin’ and Lootin'”

Frank Zappa     “I’m the Slime”

Beatles       “Helter Skelter”

“With a Little Help from My Friends”

“Nowhere Man”

Richard Wagner     “Valkyries”

Velvet Underground       “I Can’t Stand It Anymore”

Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes        “If You Don’t Know Me by Now”

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young       “Love the One You’re With”

Hank Williams       “Why Don’t You Love Me Like You Used to Do?”

Frank Sinatra      “The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else”

“Someone to Watch Over Me”

John Prine        “Your Flag Decal Won’t Get You into Heaven Anymore”

The The     “I’ve Been Waiting for Tomorrow All of My Life”

Bee Gees     “Jive Talking”

Marvin Gaye       “What’s Goin’ On?”

“Sexual Healing”

Creedence Clearwater Revival       “Some Day Never Comes”

Mister Rogers      “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”

Randy Newman     “Lonely at the Top”

Pink Floyd      “Welcome to the Machine”

“Us and Them”

Please post a comment letting me know your favorite one–or better still, if you have any better ideas, send the song you’d like to hear playing the next time Obama appears on your TV.  Thanks a lot!


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