Obama Campaign Unveils Playlist

President Obama’s reelection campaign unveiled the list of songs it’s using at campaign rallies and other events, including Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” Obama sang a few verses of the song at a campaign fundraiser in New York last month.

The complete playlist, which was posted on Spotify and Facebook, is here.

In the mix are songs from supporters who have also performed live at campaign events or at the White House: Jennifer Hudson’s version of “Love You I Do” and James Taylor’s “Your Smiling Face” are on the list, as well as Aretha Franklin’s “The Weight.” Franklin sang at Obama’s inauguration in 2009.

Perhaps the most notable counter to GOP rivals’ rhetoric, heavy in references to Ronald Reagan, is the appearance of a song from AgesandAges: “No Nostalgia.”

 

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