As 2012 comes to a close, we’re revisiting the year’s biggest stories through the lens of some of our station’s biggest artists. Status: “Clarence doesn’t leave the E Street Band when he dies. He leaves when […]
“I’m enjoying life and spending more time in America now. I really enjoy it. I’m becoming way more aware and opinionated and stimulated by these new adventures. Everybody says I’m workaholic, and I just keep going and going. And I will do that (again).” — Robert Plant
“Here’s pretty close to what I said last night in Madison. I said from the stage that we had to play better than good tonight, that the president was here today and he’s a hard act to follow. Also, that we’re not fooled by the media and we think it’s going to be a landslide. That’s pretty much all of it.” – Bob Dylan
Cher says Mitt Romney is ‘anti-women,’ while Will says he’d do anything, and he means anything, to get you to vote for Obama.
Two of the biggest stars in popular music will team up for a big 11th hour rally for President Obama. Brent Colburn, the National Communications Director for the President’s campaign team Obama for America, tweeted that Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z will support the President’s re-election campaign in Columbus, Ohio on Monday.
Hurricane Sandy came, and, thankfully, is now gone. (And by the way, you can follow developments in the post-Sandy story at CBS New York, CBS Philadelphia and CBS Boston, and other CBS Local sites.) We hope everyone who was in the path of the storm is safe and in the process of picking up the pieces.
Some artists may not want to publicly announce who they are voting for, but public records don’t lie.
Bruce Springsteen and former President Bill Clinton rallied for President Barack Obama’s re-election in Parma, Ohio earlier today. While the focus was to get-out-the-vote, it was apparent that most attendees had already made up their minds as to who was getting their vote. A few thousand fans of the Boss and the President filled the field-house on the Cuyahoga Community College West Campus in Parma.
This Thursday, a day before Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band resume their “Wrecking Ball” tour, Springsteen will campaign in support of President Obama and Vice President Biden. He’s scheduled to appear in Ames, Iowa and Pama, Ohio for campaign events. While President Obama won’t be at either event, President Bill Clinton will.
President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.