AUDACITY! (Barack Obama Save Us)

by Bryan Eldridge Hurst

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FREE TRACK!! I recorded this, I think, sometime between Barack Obama's election and his inauguration, late 2008/early 2009. The Bush years were scary, and there was so much uncertainty and worry for the future by the time of the election. I don't think it's too much of an exageration to save that Obama did indeed "save us," even with all of the opposition he got from Republicans, conservatives, and racists. I would gladly take another four years, particularly with the vile creature who is slated to take his place next month. He will be missed. Thank you, Mr. President.

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No actual lyrics to this song per se - this is obviously adapted from the `80s hit single "Rock Me, Amadeus." The speech excerpts are from Barack Obama's 2004 convention speech, the first time most Americans became aware of him. Watching that speech, I knew he would be our president someday - though I didn't expect that to be 2008.

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released December 14, 2016
All instruments and "vocals" by "DJ Snooky B" (Bryan Eldridge Hurst). Spoken word excerpts by Barack Obama. Original musical inspiration: "Rock Me, Amadeus" by Falco. Produced, recorded and mastered by BEH. (The origin of the cover art, the "Know Hope" photo, is unknown by me - should the person who created it see this, please accept my apology for not crediting the photo, and if you prefer me to remove it I will. But it's a GREAT photo, and perfect for this song and this time.)

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