Barack Rocks Stevie, Dylan on iPod

Pals Jay-Z, Springsteen also on shuffle
By Michael Foreman,  Newser User
Posted Jun 26, 2008 3:06 PM CDT

(Newser) – Ever wonder what Barack's bumpin' when he's not stumpin'? In a sit-down with Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner, Obama reveals the artists on his iPod, including supporters like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Jay-Z. Dylan's "Maggie's Farm" drowns out the rhetoric on the campaign trail, but Stevie Wonder gets props as the candidate's "one musical hero."

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“Stevie had that run with Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Fulfillingness’ First Finale, and Innervisions, and then Songs in the Key of Life," Obama says. "Those are as brilliant a set of five albums as we’ve ever seen.” He's down with the new school, too, calling Jay-Z "a brilliant talent" who will "shape attitudes in a real positive way.” (Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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