Usually, when I gather up lists of political songs
, I'm looking at songs that speak out against
a political figure
or against a war
. In this case, however, I've taken to seeking out songs that pay tribute
to a political figure. Throughout his primary run, Barack Obama managed to inspire artists of all genres to put their work to use for his campaign. Musicians, particularly, have turned out song after song announcing their support for Senator Obama's historic bid for the presidency. Now that he's actually the presumptive Democratic nominee, I thought it was as good a time as any to present you with a list of some songs written for and about Barack Obama
I know there are probably plenty of other songs out there. If you know of any pro-Obama political songs, drop a link in the comments. Or, if you've written a song inspired by the senator from Illinois, we'd love to hear it. Also, check out Rap Songs About Obama.
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