Tunes That Got the Vote: Rock Songs You Didn’t Know Were Campaign Songs
In the spirit of filling out and dropping off your ballots in Northern Colorado today, we'll skip the Hillary and Trump jabs and just talk about what we know best -- music!
The Clash and government? Hm, there is something very not punk rock about that... Did you know these rock hits were used as presidential campaign songs?
Van Halen -- 'Right Now' As used by George W. Bush [R] (2000)
U2 -- 'Beautiful Day' As used by John Kerry [D] (2004)
The Clash -- 'Rudie Can't Fail' As used by Rudy Guiliani [R] (2008)
KT Tunstall -- 'Suddenly I See' As used by Hilary Clinton [D] 2008
The Rolling Stones -- 'You Can't Always Get What You Want' As used by Donald Trump [R] 2016
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