Music History

This is weird: The best and worst of US political campaign songs

At some point in a political campaign, someone raises the idea of having a special song written for the candidate. It doesn’t always work. Case in point: this Donald Trump affair.

I couldn’t look away.

Over the decades, there have been many other such official campaign songs. MediaIte has a list which they rank in terms of best and worst. For example, this mess.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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