Barack Obama shares a playlist of favorite songs from White House years

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In fact, Stevie Surprise is on former President Barack Obama’s playlist.

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Need to return in time, at the least musically? Former President Barack Obama put collectively a playlist of music he loved listening to throughout his time in workplace, tweeting it out on Monday. The checklist covers all kinds of musical genres, from nation (Brooks & Dunn) to rap (Eminem), and it contains music from nicely earlier than 2009-2017, Obama’s time within the White Home.

“Music has all the time performed an essential position in my life — and that was very true throughout my presidency,” Obama wrote within the tweet. “In honor of my e book hitting cabinets tomorrow, I put collectively this playlist that includes some memorable songs from my administration. Hope you take pleasure in it.”

The e book Obama mentions is A Promised Land, the primary quantity of his presidential memoirs, which will probably be printed Nov. 17 by Crown Publishing Group.

Among the songs are apparent Obama favorites — together with The Beatles’ Michelle, which shares the identify of Obama’s spouse, former first girl Michelle Obama, and which Paul McCartney performed at the White House in 2010. The checklist additionally contains Beyoncé‘s model of Etta James’ basic At Final — Beyoncé sang the song on the Obamas’ 2009 Neighborhood Inaugural Ball.

Obama commonly shares his musical favorites and did so throughout his presidency as nicely. In August, he shared a summer playlist together with tunes from Billie Eilish and Bob Marley. He is additionally shared lists that embrace his favourite books, movies and television shows.

In simply over two hours, the tweet that includes the playlist was favored greater than 100,000 occasions.

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Gael Fashingbauer Cooper