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Obama Play List

PostPosted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:35 am
by Leon Parker
The President's Summer Playlists in full:

Day

1. The Temptations: Ain't Too Proud to Beg
2. The Isley Brothers: Live It Up Pts 1 & 2
3. Talib Kweli & Hi Tek: Memories Live
4. Bob Dylan: Tombstone Blues
5. Bob Marley & The Wailers: So Much Trouble in the World
6. Coldplay: Paradise
7. Howlin' Wolf: Wang Dang Doodle
8. Stevie Wonder: Another Star
9. Sly & the Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime
10. Low Cut Connie: Boozophilia
11. Brandi Carlile: Wherever Is Your Heart
12. Nappy Roots: Good Day
13. John Legend and Andre 3000: Green Light
14. The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter
15. Aretha Franklin: Rock Steady
16. Okkervil River: Down Down the Deep River
17. Justin Timberlake: Pusher Love Girl
18. Florence + The Machine: Shake It Out
19. Sonora Carruseles: La Salsa La Traigo Yo

Night

1. John Coltrane: My Favorite Things
2. Superpower: Beyoncé featuring Frank Ocean
3. Van Morrison: Moondance
4. Lianne La Havas: Is Your Love Big Enough?
5. Al Green: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
6. Aoife O’Donovan: Red & White & Blue & Gold
7. Lauryn Hill and D'Angelo: Nothing Even Matters
8. Frank Sinatra and Count Basie: The Best Is Yet to Come
9. Ray Charles: You Don’t Know Me
10. Mary J Blige and Raphael Saadiq: I Found My Everything
11. Joni Mitchell: Help Me
12. Otis Redding: I’ve Got Dreams to Remember
13. Leonard Cohen: Suzanne
14. Nina Simone: Feeling Good
15. The Lumineers: Stubborn Love
16. Cassandra Wilson: Until
17. Mos Def: UMI Says
18. Billie Holiday: The Very Thought of You
19. Miles Davis: Flamenco Sketches
20. Erykah Badu: Woo

Re: Obama Play List

PostPosted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 1:08 pm
by AndyM
Not bad. Shame about Coldplay & Flozzence, but I suppose the PR people who dreamed up this list (less cynical version: who tinkered with and vetted this list) thought they plugged some demographic gaps.

Re: Obama Play List

PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:10 am
by Adam Blake
Wot? No "Achy Breaky Heart"? Oh, that was the last one, wasn't it?

Re: Obama Play List

PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:17 am
by AndyM
Adam Blake wrote:Wot? No "Achy Breaky Heart"? Oh, that was the last one, wasn't it?


Might be the next one too, if we're very unlucky.

Re: Obama Play List

PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:40 am
by Adam Blake
AndyM wrote:
Adam Blake wrote:Wot? No "Achy Breaky Heart"? Oh, that was the last one, wasn't it?


Might be the next one too, if we're very unlucky.


I'm sure Bernie Sanders has got excellent taste in music.