Maybe I've missed it but it's beyond me why Allen Toussaint's great, not to mention funky -- not to mention politically apt -- "Yes We Can Can" has not been selected as the official campaign song for the Obama campaign, especially since it adds a "can" to his "Yes We Can." Here is the hit Pointers Sister version, there are others you may like more or less.
Sunday, February 17, 2008
This should be the official Obama campaign song
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