Songs of the Union: Listeners' Picks

Sunday, January 31, 2010 - 06:31 PM

During the week of the State of the Union, we asked our listeners for the song they thought best summed up the state of the nation. Our phones, email boxes and website comments all lit up, as our listeners have keen ears for appropriate music for any situation.  Here's a list what they sent, from indie-rockers to Motown classics to gospel to pop, in roughly the order they came in:

Road To Nowhere - Talking Head...

Pick Yourself Up - Fred Astair...

Insane In The Brain (Clean Alb...

Riders On The Storm - The Door...

Eve Of Destruction - Barry McG...

Stand! - Sly & The Family Ston...

Won't Get Fooled Again (Origin...

Bad Romance - Lady GaGa

Sweetheart Like You - Bob Dyla...

Life In Marvelous Times - Mos ...

For What It's Worth - Buffalo ...

My City Of Ruins - Bruce Sprin...

Good to Your Earhole - Funkade...

Suddenly Everything Has Change...

Allentown - Billy Joel

Boney Fingers - Hoyt Axton

Eyes On The Prize - Bruce Spri...

We Can't Make It Here - James ...

I Don't Feel No Ways Tired - L...

The Times They Are A Changin' ...

Running The World - Jarvis Coc...

What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Big Darkness - Crooked Fingers

Livin' La Vida Loca (Album Ver...

Trouble - Ray LaMontagne

Ball Of Confusion (That's What...

It Ain't Over - Maurette Brown...

If I Were A Rich Man - Fiddler...

System Of Survival - Earth, Wi...

Let's Get Away From It All - F...

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