Barack Obama Is Jamming To Courtney Barnett -
Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Courtney Barnett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Barack Obama Is Jamming To Courtney Barnett

by Paul Cashmere on August 12, 2016

in News

US President Barack Obama has been loading up the music for summer and Australia’s Courtney Barnett has made his playlist.

Courtney’s latest ‘Elevator Operator’ has caught the ear of POTUS. He is also a fna of Fiona Apple, Common, Wale and Nas.

“For a second year in a row, President Obama hand-picked his favorite songs for a summer playlist. Take a listen to some of his picks for a summer night.”—via The White House on Spotify

The President’s 2016 Summer Playlist: Day

Wale – Lovehate Thing
Leon Bridges – Smooth Sailin’
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home
Sara Bareilles – Many The Miles
Janelle Monae – Tightrope
Jidemma – Classic Man
Manu Chao – Me Gustas Ti
Common – Forever Begins
Aloe Blacc – The Man
Nas & Damian Jr Gong Marley – As We Enter
Nina Simone – Sinner
Aretha Franklin – Rock Steady
The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
Gary Clark Jr – Don’t Owe You A Thang
Gin Wigmore – Man Like That
Charles Mingus – Il B.S.

The President’s 2016 Summer Playlist: Night

Chrisette Michele – If I Had My Way
Esperanza Spalding & Leo Genovese – Espera
Aaron Neville – Tell It Like It is
Ledisi – Alright
Denise La Salle – Trapped By A Thing Called Love
D’Angelo – Lady
Tower of Power – So Very Hard To Go
Caetano Veloso – Cucurrucucu Paloma
Corinne Bailey Rae – Green Aphrodisiac
Method Man – I’ll Be There For You / You’re All I Need To Get By
Billie Holiday – Lover Man
Fiona Apple – Criminal
Miles Davis – My Funny Valentine (Live)
Anthony Hamilton – Do You Feel Me
Janet Jackson – I Get Lonely
Lizz Wright – Lean In
War – All Day Music
Floetry – Say Yes

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