Two of the biggest stars in popular music will team up for a big 11th hour rally for President Obama. Brent Colburn, the National Communications Director for the President’s campaign team Obama for America, tweeted that Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z will support the President’s re-election campaign in Columbus, Ohio on Monday.
If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…
Bruce Springsteen and former President Bill Clinton rallied for President Barack Obama’s re-election in Parma, Ohio earlier today. While the focus was to get-out-the-vote, it was apparent that most attendees had already made up their minds as to who was getting their vote. A few thousand fans of the Boss and the President filled the field-house on the Cuyahoga Community College West Campus in Parma.
Two days before he kicks off the next leg of the Wrecking Ball tour, Bruce Springsteen is spending today (October 18) campaigning for President Obama in Ames, Iowa and Parma, Ohio. If you can’t make it to one of those events, Springsteen has posted a rare note to fans on his official website to explain his feelings about the upcoming election.
Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”
This Thursday, a day before Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band resume their “Wrecking Ball” tour, Springsteen will campaign in support of President Obama and Vice President Biden. He’s scheduled to appear in Ames, Iowa and Pama, Ohio for campaign events. While President Obama won’t be at either event, President Bill Clinton will.
We take a close look at which rock artists are siding with President Obama, and who’s pulling for Mitt Romney. If it were up to bands, Obama would win in a landslide. Take a peek and see which way your favorites lean politically.
Chris Cornell has shuffled his weekend schedule around a bit.
On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for “Sweet Home Chicago.”
President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.