The Promised Land by Barack Obama
Music has always played an important role in my life—and that was especially true during my presidency. In honor of my book hitting shelves tomorrow, I put together this playlist featuring some memorable songs from my administration. Hope you enjoy it. pic.twitter.com/xWiNQiZzN0
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 16, 2020
Barack Obama starts his tweet by mentioning how big a role music has played in his life. He also added that music helped him a lot and it was ‘especially true’ during his ‘presidency’. His tweet finally read – ‘In honor of my book hitting shelves tomorrow, I put together this playlist featuring some memorable songs from my administration. Hope you enjoy it.’ (sic) Here are a few songs that were shared by Barack Obama:
- At Last by Beyonce
- The Times are Changing by Bob Dylan
- Lose yourself by Eminem
- Luck Be A Lady by Frank Sinatra
- Beautiful Day by U2
- My 1st song by Jay Z
Author Stephen King retweeted the former president’s tweet and also asked him a question. The author asked – ‘How about some James Brown and Jerry Lee Lewis?’. Take a look:
Great list, but kinda mellow. How about some James Brown and Jerry Lee Lewis?
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 16, 2020
Artist Shawn Stockman also responded to the tweet. He thanked the former president for sharing his playlist. Take a look:
There’s one group, Mr President I think would be a warm edition to your playlist! 😊
— Shawn Stockman PhD (@shawnstockman) November 16, 2020
Many fans liked and retweeted the playlist and Barack Obama’s Twitter update has been getting many positive responses from fans. Fans were in awe of his ‘perfect’ playlist. Many fans mentioned in their response that they missed him as the President of the US and other fans added that it was nice to see Barack Obama’s playlist. One fan added – ‘President Obama definitely has excellent taste in music!!! He knows his music and can sing as well.’ (sic) Take a look:
He touched our hearts. He was one with the people~not above or below. He walked along side all of us. He tried to understand our lives; our needs; our pain. He made people feel that “if I can do it, you can too”. He gave hope to all of us and inspired our kids in a positive way.
— Joyce West (@IamGigi4) November 16, 2020
Thank-you Mr. President for sharing your memorable play list from your days in the White House. Oh how we wish you were there these past four years!
— Rosy (@gardenrosy) November 16, 2020
Barack Obama’s book
Barack Obama’s new book ‘A Promised Land’ will release today. The book is described as – ‘A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy’ on its website and was also available for pre-ordering. The book will be a memoir by the former US President.