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Friday random ten: Inauguration 2

It’s Inauguration 2 Weekend for President Obama. Here are a few suggested songs for the party playlist.

1. Back Where You Started – Tina Turner
2. Starting All Over Again – Mel & Tim
3. Serious Business – John Mellencamp
4. Work To Do – The Isley Brothers
5. Still Crazy After All These Years – Paul Simon
6. Winner Takes It All – ABBA
7. The Strangest Party (These Are The Times) – INXS
8. Everything’s Gonna Be Better Next Year – The Rescues
9. Things Can Only Get Better – Howard Jones
10. Hello Hopeville – Michelle Shocked

Song #5 of course is a special dedication to any members of the Republican Congressional caucus that happen to wander in. What tunes would you offer up for the occasion?

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  1. Carly Simon: “I’m a Fool to Want You,” for progressives who actually think Obama will be that much better in his second term.

  2. Linkmeister says:

    Streisand: “Starting Here, Starting Now,” from the Color Me Barbra album.

    To those Republicans who wander in, also from Streisand: “Don’t Rain on my Parade,” from “Funny Girl.”