Tuesday, September 16, 2008

How to Vote -- [subtitle: Does music make the man?]

1. Should you choose the candidate of your choice by looking at the websites with voting information on the issues...........like:

California Online Voter Guide

Easy Voter Guide

Smart Voter

League of Women Voters of California

Project Vote Smart

League of Women Voters

Presidential Candidate John McCain

Presidential Candidate Barack Obama


2. Should you align yourself with the candidate that likes the same music you do?

Blender magazine published a list of top 10 songs from presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama. Who do you match up with?

John McCain's Top Ten
1. Dancing Queen by Abba (from Gold Greatest Hits)
2. Blue Bayou by Roy Orbison (from Black & White Night)
3. Take a Chance on Me by ABBA (from Mamma Mia -- The Musical)
4. If We Make It Through December by Merle Haggard (from 20 Greatest Hits)
5. As Time Goes By by Dooley Wilson
6. Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys (from Smile)
7. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong (from All Time Greatest Hits)
8. I've Got You Under My Skin by Frank Sinatra (from Classic Sinatra-His Great Performances)
9. Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond (from The Greatest Hits: 1966-1992)
10. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by The Platters (from The Magic Touch: An Anthology)

Barack Obama's Top Ten
1. Ready or Not by the Fugees (from The Score)
2. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye (from Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye)
3. I'm on Fire by Bruce Springsteen (from Born in the USA)
4. Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones (from Forty Licks)
5. Sinnerman by Nina Simone (from The Best of Nina Simone)
6. Touch the Sky by Kanye West (from Late Registration)
7. You'd Be So Easy to Love by Frank Sinatra
8. Think by Aretha Franklin (from The Very Best of Aretha Franklin, Volume I)
9. City of Blinding Lights by U2 (from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb)
10. Yes We Can by Will.i.am

P.S. We do think that you should use method #1.

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