Skip to comments.Springsteen, Bon Jovi to perform at Obama speech
Posted on 08/25/2008 9:15:11 AM PDT by pissant
NVESCO FIELD The Jersey boys are coming, and we ain't talking about Frankie Valli. The Boss and Bon Jovi are ready to perform.
Multiple sources confirmed to the Rocky that Jon Bon Jovi will fly in to perform two acoustic songs before Sen. Barack Obama gives his acceptance speech at Invesco Field on Thursday night. After the speech, Bruce Springsteen will close out the night, presumably solo acoustic (E Street Band member Nils Lofgren told the Rocky last week that the band wouldn't be with Springsteen in Denver).
Springsteen's people have not returned multiple requests for comment.
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Seriously, however, it’s interesting that Common is apparently not among the headliners - for a number of reasons.
Great. Why do Hollywood Liberals like Marxism.
Both acts are worth close to $100MM or more and “feel” for the working class as their lifestyles are protected in corporations, trusts, offshore accounts, etc. and the impact of raised income, SS and capital gains taxes are insignificant to them...yet they rail for you, the middle class, to pay for the nonworking.
Bruce is old and tired; Bon Jovi is a washed-up faux metal loser.
Barrack Osama can unscramble an egg.
When Barrack Osama wants popcorn, he breathes on Nebraska.
Barrack Osama has a vacation home on the sun.
Barrack Osama uses red hot lava to moisturize his skin.
Is John Rich going to perform Raising McCain at the GOP convention?
Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi got John Kerry elected, too...
# When Obama squints dreamily into the distance, he can see next week’s lottery winning numbers. But he never plays because that would mean poverty of ambition.
# Obama can calculate your guilt just by looking at the numbers in your checkbook.
# A microphone into which Obama has spoken, heals asbestos-related disorders and colorectal cancer by direct application.
# Every time Obama talks about change, a baby diaper becomes clean and a homeless person’s cup fills up with nickels.
# Every time Obama talks about “hope,” coma patients regain consciousness and chant “We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.”
# Obama’s famous stare once converted 15 Islamic fundamentalists into secular progressives, all of whom are currently employed by Countrywide Home Loans.
# Obama is 50% typical White person.
Obama’s real mother was young John Kerry who reproduces asexually when coming into contact with foreign Marxists.
# Obama often says “uh” in his speeches in order to irritate Bill O’Rilley who hangs onto his every word.
Obama always overpays his taxes because he believes that the government will find a better use for his money than he ever could.
When Obama rids the world of nuclear weapons, the red button in his office will control the thermostats in American homes.
“Why do Hollywood Liberals like Marxism”.
Because most of them have little more than a high school education, and have never read or contemplated Marx. Most of them (like many college kids-such as the filthy hippie “wannabes” protesting this week)Have no understanding what Marxism does to a country or the people subjected to it.
Most Hollywood Liberals have no idea what the US Constitution is or what it says. They have no idea as to the meaning of the Xth Amendment-they want the federal government to install an nanny state.
Bottom line is-because they can act or sing does not mean that they are very intelligent.
Will Bon Jovi be dedicating “You Give Plugs A Bad Name” to Joe Biden??
Ugh! I had no idea. I had liked that song he sang with Jennifer Nettles. Now his music doesn’t exist to me.
OK, factor in that selection and that Grandmom was a "typical white person", you have to ask, "Why wasn't "Average White Band" invited?
Gosh, and here I thought the One would be able to get musical acts who weren’t 20-30 years past their prime.
I know, I lived in NYC and Los Angeles for 5 years apiece.
Madonna is not a scholar, nor is Sean Penn.
If the Boss sings Jungleland for Obama would that be racist?
Who said Obama’s camp is ignoring the birth certificate issue; they’re going straight to the horse’s mouth.
You said it. Remember that full page advertisement in the New York Times shortly after the 2000 election, signed by Rosie O'Donnell, Bianca Jagger, Paul Newman, and a bunch of other know-it-alls? They said Al Gore won a "a clear constitutional majority of the popular vote...", whatever that is.
I think they also called for new elections in Palm Beach County, undoubtedly because the Constitution allows for this when you are not satisfied with the outcome.
The media won’t be able to blackout coverage of the concert that precedes this Obama appearance.
The Secret Service requested Bon Jovi not sing anything about “shot through the heart” or “wanted dead or alive.”
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