Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A Song For Every Word In The Preamble To The Constitution

This is exactly what it sounds like it is. Yay, democracy!  ~  JH

Click on each underlined portion of the Preamble to hear a song with that word (or phrase) in its title. The full playlist of songs is included below.

We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

A Tribe Called Quest  ~  "We The People"
Bastille  ~  "Of The Night"
Arrested Development  ~  "United Front"
Animal Liberation Orchestra  ~  "States Of Friction"
Paramore  ~  "In The Mourning / Landslide"
Curtis Mayfield  ~  "New World Order"
Mr. Big  ~  "To Be With You"
Everything Everything  ~  "Final Form"
Titus Andronicus  ~  "A More Perfect Union"
Modico  ~  "Ah, Establish"
Flyleaf  ~  "Justice & Mercy"
Nuell  ~  "Insure"
John Conlee  ~  "Domestic Life"
Galactic Cowboys  ~  "Sea Of Tranquility"
Ekolu  ~  "Provide For You"
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down  ~  "We The Common (For Valerie Bolden)"
Freddie Mercury  ~  "In My Defence"
Honey Wilson  ~  "Leaders Don't Promote Hate"
Dispatch  ~  "The General"
Buck Owens  & The Buckaroos  ~  "Waitin' In Your Welfare Line"
The Beatles  ~  "And I Love Her"
Indigo Girls  ~  "Secure Yourself"
Ellie Goulding  ~  "The Writer"
Laura Story  ~  "Blessings"
XTC  ~  "Statue Of Liberty"
Anberlin  ~  "We Owe This To Ourselves"
Babyface  ~  "And Our Feelings"
Soft Bullets  ~  "Posterity"
Steven Curtis Chapman  ~  "Do Everything"
Pontifex  ~  "Ordained"
Kate Bush  ~  "And Dream Of Sheep"
Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, & Frank Sinatra  ~  "The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game In New York)"
Darius Rucker  ~  "This"
The Stationary Set  ~  "Constitution Of Love"
Ray Price  ~  "For The Good Times"
Judas Priest  ~  "United"
Smashing Pumpkins  ~  "United States"
Will Hoge  ~  "Middle Of America"

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