Monday, November 03, 2008
It's our US Election Special!
Songs about politics, race and protest, as well as some comedy clips, old and new.
We also pay tribute to the late, great Yma Sumac, and Mother Of Invention Drummer Jimmy Carl Black.
James Brown - Funky President (Polydor)
Nas - Black President (Columbia)
DVDA - America Fuck Yeah! (Atlantic)
Bill Hicks - The Elephant Is Dead! (Rykodisc)
Tom Waits - Hoist That Rag (Anti)
Yma Sumac - Ataypura (Capitol)
Mothers of Invention - Concentration Moon (Rykodisc)
Richard Lewis - Election Rant (dailyshow.com)
Parliament - Chocolate City (Casablanca)
Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan (Columbia)
Richard Pryor - Bicentennial N****r (Warner)
Public Enemy - Fear Of A Black Planet (Def Jam)
Extra Golden - Obama (Thrill Jockey)
Charlie Haden - We Shall Overcome (Impulse)
Here's Richard Lewis's glorious election/penis rant on the Daily Show in all its glory!