Election Day




It's Election Day here in the US. To celebrate, here's a campaign related treat from days gone by.

In 1960, Frank Sinatra was very involved in helping to get John Kennedy elected President. He was an active campaigner for JFK and performed at countless Democratic fundraisers. If you believe the rumors, Sinatra even acted as the middle man between Joe Kennedy and the mob to help deliver the union vote in West Virginia and Chicago. After Kennedy won the election, Sinatra was given the task of personally planning the inauguration gala. As part of his efforts to elect the nation's first (and only) Catholic president, he re-recorded his 1959 hit "High Hopes" with special lyrics as a Kennedy Campaign song.

Frank Sinatra - High Hopes (Kennedy Campaign Version) - (mp3)

post title by Arcadia

Comments:
Is this one doing as good as the Deano track?
:)
 
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