Notes Towards an Election Week Mix Tape

The Final Countdown,” Europe
Political World,” Bob Dylan
Power to the People,” John Lennon
It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine),” REM
Welcome to the Terrordome,” Public Enemy
Help!,” The Beatles
The Power,” Snap
I Started a Joke,” The Bee Gees
Whistle When You’re Low,” Cancer Boy
Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind,” Lovin’ Spoonful
Manic Depression,” Jimi Hendrix
Heroes,” David Bowie
A Change is Gonna Come,” Sam Cooke
Authority Song,” John Mellencamp
You’re a Big Girl Now,” The Stylistics (for Dubya)
Question: What’s on yours?

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“put on your goat boots and ride to dawn!” karl orff
“3 fingers = 1.5 inches of happiness” the dwarves
“spank” philip glass

Morrissey, “November Spawned a Monster”
Prince, “Sign o the Times”
Southern Culture on the Skids, “Theme from ‘The Cheaters'”
Midnight Oil, “When the Generals Talk”
Kate Bush, “Running Up that Hill”
Ani DiFranco, “Make Them Apologize”
Michelle Shocked, “Hello Hopeville”
Cherry Poppin’ Dadies, “No Mercy for Swine”
U2, “If God Will Send His Angels”
Trey Anastasio, “Push on ’til the Day”
Billy Bragg, “The Marching Song of the Covert Battalions”
Depeche Mode, “Policy of Truth”
The Police, “When the World is Running Down (You Make the Best of What’s Still Around)”
Public Enemy, “Bring the Noize”
Talking Heads, “Don’t Worry About the Government”

Bright Eyes – Let’s Not Shit Ourselves (To Love and Be Loved)
Jurassic 5 – Freedom
Neil Young – Rockin’ in the Free World
David Bowie – I’m Afraid of Americans
Beastie Boys – We Got The
Bob Marley – Get Up, Stand Up
Public Enemy – Fight the Power
Jimi Hendrix – Star Spangled Banner
Elvis Costello – What’s So Funny ’bout Peace, Love, and Understanding?
Not strictly related but it makes a good mixtape.

Lee Kernaghan – A Bushman Can’t Survive
Tania Kernaghan – A Bushman Can’t Survive
Endo – Beat Around The Bush
AC DC – Beating Around The Bush
16 Horsepower – Black Bush
Lee Kernaghan – Boys From The Bush
Earth Wind And Fire – Burnin’ Bush
David Banner – Bush
Elwood – Bush (Push Her In The)
Peter Tosh – Bush Doctor
B-52s, The – Bushfire
Pearl Jam – Bushleaguer
Mudhoney – Bushpusher Man
Blumentopf – Danke, Mr. Bush
Oasis – Fuckin’ In The Bushes
KoRn – Helmet In The Bush
Nerf Herder – Jenna Bush Army
Bruce Dickinson – Laughing In The Hiding Bush
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Stone Cold Bush
Flogging Molly – The Ol’ Beggars Bush

“I’m Evil, Jack” – The Frogs
“Against All Odds” – Phil Collins
“Loser” – Beck
“Crying” – Roy Orbison
“Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” – The Smiths
“Hated Because of Great Qualities” and
“Loved Despite of [sic] Great Faults” – Blonde Redhead
“If I Were President” – The Pharcyde
“Leave Me Alone” – New Order
“God Only Knows” – Beach Boys

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