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    The Mix

    President Obama is officially planted in D.C., and the change he has promised is here. In honor of the capitol’s newest executive, here’s a track list sure to bring out the change in everyone.

    1. “”Come Together”” by The Beatles
    The title says it all. Obama wants to unite Washington, and playing this song for the House and Senate could be a good starting point.

    2. “”A Change is Gonna Come”” by Sam Cooke
    Submitted by Steven Kwan
    Obama specifically referenced this 1964 song in his acceptance speech on election night. It was one of many songs that came to represent the Civil Rights Movement.

    3. “”Yes We Can”” by Will.I.Am
    This song was inspired by Obama’s speech after the New Hampshire primary election last January.

    4. “”All Along the Watchtower”” by Bob Dylan
    The classic songwriter wrote this song about the changing established society.

    5. “”Renegades of Funk”” by Rage Against the Machine
    The most defining lyrics of this song are: “”Now the renegades are the people with their own philosophies, they change the course of history, everyday people like you and me.””

    5 More Songs to Listen to for Change
    “”We’re All in this Together”” by Ben Lee
    Submitted by Lisa Gatlin
    “”Changes”” by David Bowie
    “”Butterflies and Hurricanes”” by Muse
    “”Changes”” by Tupac
    “”Music Must Change”” by The Who

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