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Rating the Campaign Music - 2008Our piece from 2008 where we look at the music candidates Clinton, Obama, McCain, Romney, Huckabee, Paul, Edwards and Giuliani were using. Candidates vs MusiciansTrump vs Brian May is one of many cases when politicians have clashed with musicians over campaign songs. Shayna LeighThe New York singer-songwriter turned her private journal entries into lyrics for songs on her debut album. Lost FrequenciesThe Belgian DJ talks about his remix of "Are You with Me," a #1 smash all over Europe. Steady HolidayAfter doing time as a touring musician, Dre Babinski emerges as a solo artist with an intriguing, otherworldly sound. Luke BellTalking Jimmie Rodgers and Freightliners with the country music upstart. MakanaThe Hawaiian slack-key guitarist discusses writing politically soaked music such as his newest anthem inspired by Bernie Sanders, "Fire Is Ours." Fire On The StageWhen you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did. Doug Haynes of HIGHSThe singer and guitarist for the Toronto alt-pop band, HIGHS, dissects songs from their debut album, Dazzle Camouflage. Willie SugarcappsThe Alabama–based Americana act explain the Gulf Coast influence on their album Paradise Right Here. Dessy Di LauroThe throwback singer explains how she puts a modern take on the Cab Calloway sound. Found WanderingThe husband-and-wife leaders of Found Wandering talk about their creative process for reinterpreting pop, blue grass, and gospel classics. Liberty DeVittoThe longtime drummer for Billy Joel takes us inside a recording session and reveals the hidden gem in Joel's extensive catalog.