The President Of The USA Barack Obama has shared his personal playlists with the world and it’s an eclectic mix of music.
The music lover Leader of the Free Wolrd has hosted a variety of top artists at a series of White House events and even belted out an Al Green number during a 2012 speech at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem.
The White House has released The President’s Daytime Playlist and The President’s Evening Playlist and they feature popular acts from the genres of classic rock, folk rock, modern rock, soul and R&B, blues, jazz, hip-hop, reggae and more.
Songs that appear on the lists include The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter,” Coldplay’s “Paradise” Van Morrison’s “Moondance,” Bob Dylan’s “Tombstone Blues,” The Lumineers’ “Stubborn Love,” Joni Mitchell’s “Help Me” and Bob Marley’s “So Much Trouble in the World.”
Other notable acts on the playlists are Green, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Sly & the Family Stone, The Temptations, Frank Sinatra, Otis Redding, The Isley Brothers, Ray Charles, Leonard Cohen, Howlin’ Wolf, John Coltrane, Beyoncé, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Miles Davis.
For the full list of songs, visit WhiteHouse.gov.