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 […]
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.
“At least Bush was affable,” Stills writes. “I don’t care if it’s a debate and you’re running for office. It’s not right to be that rude to the President of the United States, let alone anybody else. Also, you don’t get offended when you get corrected.”
Some artists may not want to publicly announce who they are voting for, but public records don’t lie.
If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…
Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”
Devo will spend this month on the road alongside Blondie, playing “Whip It,” “Girl U Want” and other new wave classics to the nostalgic masses. But they also have a brand new song that’s likely to make the setlist, one that finds its inspiration in an unlikely place – Mitt Romney’s dog.
Coming from someone who released an album by the name of “Rant,” Ian Hunter’s political outspokenness is no surprise.
We take a close look at which rock artists are siding with President Obama, and who’s pulling for Mitt Romney. If it were up to bands, Obama would win in a landslide. Take a peek and see which way your favorites lean politically.
While chiding GOP running mate Romney for his taste, Wisconsin Rep. Ryan name-checked a few of his own favorites along the way, perhaps looking for a way to connect with potential male voters with these macho bands.