Eyebrows were raised on Monday (February 11) when noted right-wing rocker Ted Nugent tweeted that he would be attending the State Of The Union address.
No matter the year or the lineup, Lynyrd Skynyrd has always been a band whose members have no fear about speaking their mind. Late singer/lyricist Ronnie Van Zant famously gave Neil Young a verbal smack-down in “Sweet Home Alabama” (“The southern man don’t need him ‘round, anyhow”).
For the first dance of his second term, President Obama opted for a song he had sung himself once before, Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” But for this very special occasion, he chose to have Jennifer Hudson serenade him and the First Lady instead of taking the song on himself.
What will POTUS be listening to while he gears up for his inauguration celebration?
James Taylor, Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson will help President Barack Obama swear in for a second term on January 21.
Obama also received the honor in 2008, when he was President-elect.
“I’m enjoying life and spending more time in America now. I really enjoy it. I’m becoming way more aware and opinionated and stimulated by these new adventures. Everybody says I’m workaholic, and I just keep going and going. And I will do that (again).” — Robert Plant
These songs make you cry, but in that good way, ya know?
Social media was set ablaze last night with reactions to President Obama’s re-election, and no surprise – musicians got in on the celebrating or hating.
Drink some beer with President Barack Obama.