Wednesday, June 11, 2008

John McCain searching for his theme song

If you are running for president, there is nothing better than a rocking anthem to pump up the crowds and project the sort of imagery that could help you win the keys to the White House or so says the independent here.

Where Obama has U2s permission for “Beautiful Day”, McCain has been getting turned down by the owners of each song they have used and also the owners of the songs that his handlers chose to approach. So far he has gone through
  • Take A Chance On Me by ABBA
  • Pink Houses by John Mellencamp
  • Theme from Rocky by someone that wouldn’t let them
  • And most recently Johnny B Goode by Chuck Berry
In an effort to assist I was going to suggest Old Man by Neil Young, but I think Neil's switched back to the Democratic party. I do believe though that Gilbert O'Sullivan is still alive and still performing. Here's Gilbert with one of hist hits,

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