Here is a list of the songs that play through the show, along with their first or most memorable lines so you can recognize them. Enjoy!
Ella Fitzgerald - Vote for Mr. Rhythm
"Vote for Mr. Rhythm - I'm voting twice!"
Jerry MCCain - Vote
"Sittin' around on your b*tt. saying you don't want no tax..."
L.A. Fahy - Election Day
"The misleader of this nation will be attending dinners..."
Mad Tea Party - Baby it's Time to Vote
The time is now, the way is clear, why don't you rise up this year, baby it's time to vote..."
Oscar Brand - Fair and Free Elections (circa 1800)
Sung to the tune of "Yankee Doodle"
Robert Ross - One Man One Vote
"One man, one vote...and may the best candidate win..."
Sarah Varchas - Vote Vote Vote (Kid's song)
"Scratch your head and clear your throat and vote, vote, vote..."
Stace England - Buy my Votes
"Money, cigarettes, and whiskey, I'm holding out for all three..."
Sunnyland Slim - Be Careful How you Vote
"Be careful how you vote on election day, cuz one of these guy just might let us down"
Zoot Daze - Vote with Your Feet
"Now she's on the dance floor just a votin' with her feet..."
Regular Bumper Music
Anais Mitchell - 1984
"Down at headquarters. there's a big database..."
Arethra Franklin - Respect
"What you want, baby I got it, what you need, you know I got it..."
Arethra Franklin - Think
"You better think, think about what you're trying to do to me..."
Barleycorn - We the People
"We the people everywhere..."
Beau Hall - Swing Down
"Swing down and rescue all my hungry brothers..."
Benjamin Zephaniah - Things we Say
"Put your ear to the ground and listen to the sound..."
Billie Holiday - On the Sunny Side of the Street
"Grab your coat and get your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep..."
Bishop Allen - Eve of Destruction
"And I tell you over and over and over again, my friend, that I'm down with you, even on the eve of destruction..."
Bob Dylan - The Times They are A-Changing
"Come gather round people wherever you roam"
Bob Seger - Understanding
"It seems like only yesterday I didn't have a clue"
Brian Free & Assurance - We'll Soon be Done with Troubles and Trials
"One of these days I'm going home, where sorrows never come..."
Bruce Springsteen - Keep Your Eye on the Prize (live in Ireland)
"Freedom's name is mighty sweet, and soon we're gonna meet..."
Cake - Carbon Monoxide (censored)
"Too much carbon monoxide for me to bear...where's the air?"
Cake - Comfort Eagle
"We are building a religion, we are building it bigger..."
Canned Heat - Let's Work Together
Cat Stevens - Peace Train
"Well I've been happy lately, thinking about the good things to come..."
Charlie Daniels - I am a Pilgrim
Charlie Dore - Dirt Makes Excellent Toothpaste
"I should be smiling, oh I should be smiling..."
Chris Buhalis - Footprints in the Snow
"If I could disappear like footprints in the snow, with no one else to trace me..."
Chris Volpe - Shoes
"I'm running madly, I don't really know from what..."
Cocoa Tea - New World Order (Reggae)
"Them come a issue microchip, with your name and your number..."
Cottonmouth - Texas 20 Big Brother (Remix)
"Have you adjusted well to this new culture of transparency?"
Craig Taubman - Shalom Rav
"Shalom rav al Yisrael amcha tasim olam" (Grant peace)
Daddy X - New World Order
Various Quotes by George Bush Sr. and Jr. and Alex Jones Set to Music
Dan Scanlan - Killin' TeeVee
Dance Central - International 15 Mercury
David Ball - Stop the World and Let me Off
"Hey stop the world and let me off, I'm tired of going round and round..."
David Essex - Rock on
Donavon Frankenreiter - Free
"We could let this love be the fading sky, we could drift all night until the new sun rise"
Donavon Frankenreiter - The Way It Is
"I'm so sorry when I told you those smokestacks were making clouds for the sky..."
Donavon Frankenreiter - Fool
"Oh baby, why did you treat me like a fool ... Cause I aint never done nothing, You know I aint done nothing to you."
Ella Fitzgerald - They Can't Take That Away from Me
Elliott Smith - Trouble
"Trouble, oh trouble set me free, I have seen your face and it's too much for me..."
Fat and Frantic - Dictator (Song for Swinging Fascists)
"Well if I had you arrested and held without charge..."
Four Bitchin' Babes - I Don't Think I'm Gonna Like It
"The look on my cat's face made me start to laugh"
Frank Sinatra - On the Sunny Side of the Street
"So if you'll all fasten your seatbelts we'll proceed, nonstop, to the sunny side of the street."
Gary Callahan - Tax Payers Blues
"I'm sick of paying taxes, it gets worse every day..."
George Harrison - Give me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
Goldfish and Der Dulz - Privacy
"I like my privacy, yes I like it a lot, but you don't like my privacy, baby you like it not..."
Gordon Waller - Rebel Rider
"Some times you see me baby, sometimes you don't..."
Granf Funk Railroad - We're an American Band
INXS - Us
"Your love is all we need to bring us together..."
Jack Johnson - Cookie Jar
"And I will turn on the TV, but it's so embarrassing...(turn that thing down)"
Jack Johnson - Good People
"Where'd all the good people go?"
Jack Johnson - Mudfootball
"We used to laugh a lot, but only because we thought that everything good always would remain..."
*James & Greg - Don't Tell me What to Do
Jesse Dyen - Freedom Isn't Free Tonight
"There's a camera on the street, supposed to be protecting me..."
Jill Scott - Golden
"I'm taking my freedom, putting it off the shelf... I'm living my life like it's golden.,,"
Jill Scott - Watching Me
Jim Croce - I've Got a Name
"Like the pine trees lining a winding road, I've got a name..."
Jimmy Buffett - Nothin' but a Breeze
"Life is just too short for some folks, for other folks it just drags on..."
John Flynn - Put Your Freedom Where Your Mouth Is
"There's a young man in a prison, somewhere far across the sea..."
John Mayer - Daughters
"Mothers be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do..."
*Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around
John Prine - Some Humans Ain't Human
"Some humans ain't human, some people ain't kind"
Johnny Cash - What Will You Do for Heaven's Sake?
"I got a 400 power telescope..."
Jonathan Edwards - Sunshine
"Sunshine go away today, I don't feel much like dancin'..."
Joss Stone - Right to be Wrong
"I've got a right to be wrong, my mistakes will make me strong..."
Joyce Anderson - Filled with Love
"Men of anger, men of war, my heart is filled with love"
Jungle Hammer - Clever Guy
"I used to be a clever guy, I'd reach right up and touch the sky..."
Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger, & The Trinity - Break it Up (funky)
"Why don't we break it"
Kelly Lee Evans - Who Knows (jazzy)
"Sometimes I lose my perspective, don't know which path to choose..."
Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch - A Prayer Like Any Other
"It's way past midnight, little ones asleep...Oh Lord, keep your eye on my friends."
Kimya Dawson - Like Giants
"I am just a speck of dust inside a giant's eye"
Kokolo - Trouble Come, Trouble Go
"So many worries oh oh, so many wories, ah ay"
Leela James - A Change is Gonna Come
"I was born by the river in a little tent, just like a river I been running ever since"
Leela James - Prayer
"Living in a cold, cold world...What would I be if you had never said a prayer for me?"
Lenny Kravitz - Dig In
"Once you dig in, you'll find it coming out the other side..."
Lenny Kravitz - We Want Peace
"We want peace, we want peace, we want peace and we want it fast..."
Lenny Kravitz - Storm
"You're the one that keeps me strong, you're the fire that keeps me warm..."
Leonard Cohen - The Future (censored)
"Give me absolute control, over every living soul, and lie beside me baby, that's an order..."
Little Milton - If Walls Could Talk
"If walls could talk, then I'm sure you'd hear a lot of things that would make you cry my dear..."
Loudon Wainwright III - So Much to Do
"Well there's not much to say, but there's so much to do..."
Loudon Wainwright III - The End Has Begun
Louise Hoffsten - I Wish You Had My Heart
"I wish you had my heart, make you feel what I feel..."
Lyn Collins - Mr. Big Stuff
"Mr. Big Stuff, who do you think you are? Mr. Big Stuff, you're never gonna get my love."
Madeleine Peyroux - Don't Wait Too Long
"If you think that time will change your ways, don't wait too long."
Madeleine Peyroux - Smile
"Smile, though your heart is aching, smile even thoguh it's breaking..."
Mark Knopfler - Punish the Monkey
"Driving long nails into coffins, you've been having sleepless nights..."
Michael Hurley - Reconciled to the Blues
"I'm reconciled to the blues, cuz everything I get I lose..."
Mirah - Light the Match
"I want to light a fire, in your heart tonight. Oh tell me, why do I so yearn to cause trouble?"
Misty's Big Adventure - The Long Conveyor Belt
"Why must it be, that all I can see is us all on a long conveyor belt?"
Misty's Big Adventure - They're Controlling our Minds
"They're controlling our minds, and I want mine back..."
McClars - Walmart Nation
Mojo Nixon - I Hate Banks (censored)
"Well I hate banks, just can't stand 'em, give me a shovel and man I'll plant 'em..."
Mojo Nixon - My Free Will Just Ain't Willin'
"Oh you can't make me kill another man, you can't make me drop bombs on his land..."
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit in the Sky
"When I die and they lay me to rest, gonna go to the place that's the best..."
Paul Simon - Peace Like a River
"Peace like a river ran through the city, long past the midnight curfew we sat starry-eyed..."
Perfect Confusion - Government Song (Parts 1, 2, and 3)
"It's the government and twisted politicians. I feel paranoid, but we can't just run away..."
Perfect Confusion - Make Peace and Be Free
"Woke up this morning, got out of bed, put some clothes on, put some smoke up to my head..."
Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall
"We don't need no education, we don't need no thought control..."
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground
"People keep on learning, soldiers keep on warring, world keep on turning..."
Roy Zimmerman - Homeland Security
"What do you call it when you get arrested for clipping a nail?"
Roy Zimmerman - One World, One Bank
"I see a future where we're all in one big tent together talking...on cell phones..."
Sarah Vaughan - They Can't Take that Away from Me
"The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea..."
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - This Land is Your Land (funky!)
"This land is your land, this land is my land..."
Slaid Cleaves -Bring it On
"Bring it on, bring it on, I feel the rain tumbling down..."
(I know we may be losing, but we ain't lost)
Katherine Albrecht - My Favorite Things
“Barcodes and numbers and tracking and symbols. Implants so tiny they fit into thimbles. “
Slaid Cleaves - Hearts Break
"Get out of bed, put on your shoes...there's people dying, crying, singing the blues..."
Slaid Cleaves - This Morning I am Born Again
"This morning I was born again and a light shines on my land..."
Sly & The Family Stone - Everyday People
"Sometimes I'm right, but I could be wrong, my own beliefs are in my song..."
Sonny Rhodes - Shame on You
"Shame on you for doing the things you do..."
Spartacus Jones - The Homeland Security Blues
"Theyr'e reading all my mail, they listen on my phone..."
Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle with You
"Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am stuck in the middle with you..."
Steve Earle - Amerika v. 6.0
"Look at you, take a look in the mirror, tell me what you see, another satisfied customer..."
Steve Miller Band - The Joker
Susie Arioli Band - Easy Living
"Living for you is easiy living, it's easy to live when you're in love..."
Sy Oliver - Pennies from Heaven
"Every time it rains, it rains pennies from heaven..."
Talking Heads - Road to Nowhere
"Well we know where we're going, but we don't know where we've been..."
The Beatles - Revolution
"You say you want a revolution, well you know, we all want to change the world..."
The Blues Brothers - Soul Man
"Coming to ya, on a dusty road, good lovin' I got a truckload"
The Mamas and the Papas - The In Crowd
"I'm in with the in-crowd, I go where the in-crowd goes..."
The Peasants - Homeland Security
"Pull over, get out, put your hands behind your head... No, I am not your friend."
The Peasants - Everything is Out of My Control
"Everything is out of my control, smoke another cigarette and cry..."
The Seekers - The Times They Are A Changin'
The Staple Singers - You've Got to Earn It
"To get stones from a rock, you've got to break it..."
The Two Man Gentlemen Band - The Square Root of Two
"My love for you is like the square root of two (written as a decimal)..."
The Weathermen - Freedom of Slavery
"This is no time for ceremony... Do you want to be free or do you want to be a slave?"
The Weathermen - Surveillance Star Remix
"You're being observed. Every act and word. You're a surveillance star..."
The What - Revolution 2
"It's getting rather cold in here, and I see we've given into fear..."
Todd Snider - Alot More
"Some guys are looking for diamonds, some guys just want to pay their bills..."
Todd Snider - Alright Guy
"You know just the other morning, I was hanging around at my house..."
Todd Snider - Conservative, Christian, Right-Wing Republican, Straight, White, American Males
(You'll know it if you've heard it. Trust me. -K.A.)
Todd Snider - I Believe You
"I believe in karma, I believe in soul, I believe in heaven, I believe in rock and roll..."
Todd Snider - I Will Not Go Hungry
I will not go hungry the day that Jesus comes for me."
Todd Snider - Keep off the Grass
"Keep your nose clean, your head above water, keep your feet on the ground..."
Todd Snider - Statistician's Blues (live) (censored)
"They say three percent of people use five to six percent of their brain..."
Tom Paxton - Can't Help but Wonder Where I'm Bound
"It's a long and dusty road, a hot and heavy load, folks I meet ain't always kind..."
Triangle Shirt Factory - Homeland Security
"There's a war going on overseas, political leaders are telling that they are spreading peace...
("What about the homeland?")
Video Kid - CCTV
"Security, you don't bother me, you don't need security when you can follow me..."
White Rose Movement - Love is a Number
Zain Bhika - Can't Take it with You
"No you can't take it with you when you go..."
Zoomer - The Votes They Steal (edited out anti-bible lyrics)
"The best things in life are true, but they don't tell 'em to you..."
Corey Smith - Be The Change
"Open your eyes up people, take a good look around, Catch the tears fillin' up all those cracks in the ground ..."
Eric Bibb - Stickin' To You
"Tell me what you're feeling, don't hold nothing back . . . No use pretending, I know you better than that..."
Calvin Russell - Big Brother
"I just don't understand none of your politics ... Just can't trust no politicians..."
Omar Torrez - Big Brother
"You're name is big brother ... you say that you're watching me on the tele"
Band of Patriots - Take Our Freedom Back
"Restore the Republic! Wake up! Its time to understand! Restore the Republic! Were losing our freedom in the land!"
Jim Pipkin & Alice Nelson - Spirit Carries On (Freedom's a Hard Road)
"There's a spirit to this country, we breathe it in the air. It puts the fire in our eyes, Helps to keep it there."
Sonny Rhodes - The Ballad of Serenity (Firefly Opening Theme Song)
"Take my love, take my land. Take me where I cannot stand. I don't care, I'm still free. You can't take the sky from me."
Jenny Gillespie - Free as a Bird
"I’m as free a little bird as I can be."
Eric Bibb - Stayed on Freedom
"I woke up this morning with my mind stayed on freedom."
Randy Newman - Good News
"Good news is blowin' in your window ... Good news is knockin' on your door...
Shelley Harland - Friday
"If it was Friday I would walk out the door strap on my wings and fly away..."
Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music, Music, Music
"Put another nickel in ... In the nickelodeon ..."
Saw Doctors - Heading For The Sunshine
" I know that things can never be the same ... That's all right, that's all right with me."
Chris Rice – Good News
"Well you already know life ain't easy, Cause you've had more than your share of hard times..."
Deb Callahan - Sweet Words
"It's been a long hard day, I've been a little blue..."
Fred Bogert - Love Is Leading Me On
"Love is leading me on ... My troubles fade and my heart is strong, and love is leading me on."
Three Bridges Gospel - House Of Good News
"This ain’t no house of the blues, It’s a house of good news, It ain’t no place to break down, It’s a place to break through."
Seals And Crofts - Hummingbird
"Oh, hummingbird, Mankind was waiting for you to come flying along."
A Song of Peace - Harmonious Combustion
"This is my song, O God of all the nations, A song of peace for lands afar and mine."
Eric Bibb - Needed Time
"Right now is the needed time, is the needed time, now is the needed time."
Tammy Vice - The Medical Insurance Blues
"I’m covered in papers clear up to my ears, Made dozens of phone calls but nothing is clear..."
Frank Crumit - There's No One With Endurance Like The Man Who Sells Insurance
"I used to be as happy as a squirrel in a tree, Till a man who sold insurance made a nervous wreck of me."
Moe Bandy - Thank Goodness It's Friday
"Thank goodness it's Friday but we'd be dead If it came more than once a week."
Benny Goodman - Get Rythm In Your Feet (And Music In Your Soul)
Simon & Garfunkel - Here's To You Mr. Jefferson: We All Miss You More Than You Will Know
Kimo Kahoano & Paul Natto - Aloha Friday No Work Till Monday
Peggy Lee - It's A Good Day
"Yes, it's a good day for singing a song, and it's a good day for moving along..."
Bob Marley - Don't Worry About a Thing
"Don't worry about a thing, 'Cause every little thing gonna be alright..."