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Springsteen, Bon Jovi to perform at Obama speech
Rocky Mountain News ^ | 8/24/08 | Mark Brown

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at rockymountainnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: 2008dncconvention; bonjovi; dnc; larrysinclairslover; obama; springsteen
Man, is he dissing the brothers. Where are JayZ, Snoopy Dog and Ludacris and the rest of the gang bangers?
1 posted on 08/25/2008 9:16:01 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Seriously, however, it’s interesting that Common is apparently not among the headliners - for a number of reasons.


2 posted on 08/25/2008 9:17:56 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: pissant
Bon Jovi is Clinton's boy. They have spoken to him pretty recently about a run for governor.


3 posted on 08/25/2008 9:19:19 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: pissant

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.


4 posted on 08/25/2008 9:21:01 AM PDT by wac3rd (Carter80/Obama08)
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To: pissant

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.


5 posted on 08/25/2008 9:21:18 AM PDT by kcm.org (DRILL LOS ANGLES--DRILL NOW!!!!)
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To: pissant

Is John Rich going to perform Raising McCain at the GOP convention?


6 posted on 08/25/2008 9:21:26 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: pissant

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi got John Kerry elected, too...


7 posted on 08/25/2008 9:21:51 AM PDT by counterpunch (John McCain - For the LOVE of Country)
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To: kcm.org

# 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.


8 posted on 08/25/2008 9:26:11 AM PDT by redstateconfidential (A man who lets his friends down, is no man at all.)
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To: wac3rd

“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.


9 posted on 08/25/2008 9:27:17 AM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: pissant

Will Bon Jovi be dedicating “You Give Plugs A Bad Name” to Joe Biden??


10 posted on 08/25/2008 9:33:16 AM PDT by got_moab? (got_moab? now comes complete with 50% MORE Hyper-conservatism!!)
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To: Calpernia

Ugh! I had no idea. I had liked that song he sang with Jennifer Nettles. Now his music doesn’t exist to me.


11 posted on 08/25/2008 9:35:40 AM PDT by Stephanie32 ((NObama08...Because you know that it is Wright to vote against him))
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To: pissant
Springsteen, Bon Jovi to perform at Obama speech

OK, factor in that selection and that Grandmom was a "typical white person", you have to ask, "Why wasn't "Average White Band" invited?

12 posted on 08/25/2008 9:36:44 AM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: pissant

Gosh, and here I thought the One would be able to get musical acts who weren’t 20-30 years past their prime.


13 posted on 08/25/2008 9:37:00 AM PDT by Antoninus (The greatest gifts parents give their children are siblings.)
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To: mrmargaritaville

I know, I lived in NYC and Los Angeles for 5 years apiece.

Madonna is not a scholar, nor is Sean Penn.


14 posted on 08/25/2008 9:37:07 AM PDT by wac3rd (Carter80/Obama08)
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To: got_moab?

If the Boss sings Jungleland for Obama would that be racist?


15 posted on 08/25/2008 9:37:26 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Who said Obama’s camp is ignoring the birth certificate issue; they’re going straight to the horse’s mouth.


16 posted on 08/25/2008 9:41:14 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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”If the Boss sings Jungleland for Obama would that be racist?

LOL…

17 posted on 08/25/2008 9:44:23 AM PDT by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard)
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To: mrmargaritaville
Most Hollywood Liberals have no idea what the US Constitution is or what it says.

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.

18 posted on 08/25/2008 9:47:57 AM PDT by NJRighty (Under President B. Hussein Obama, will the stars and stripes be replaced by a hammer and sickle?)
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To: pissant

The media won’t be able to blackout coverage of the concert that precedes this Obama appearance.


19 posted on 08/25/2008 9:49:05 AM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: got_moab?

The Secret Service requested Bon Jovi not sing anything about “shot through the heart” or “wanted dead or alive.”


20 posted on 08/25/2008 9:50:19 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: pissant

I can’t believe Barack didn’t ask Ludacris, an artist he calls a friend and whose work he expressed admiration for in the past.

And Ludacris has got that hot new rap he did just for the campaign.

Why two aging white rockers?


21 posted on 08/25/2008 9:50:37 AM PDT by Will88 (.)
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To: Antoninus

Will Bruuuuce seranade Obambi with “Born in the USA”?


22 posted on 08/25/2008 9:50:50 AM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: Will88

The Obama campaign has probably promised the Hip Hop Caucus inclusion at the innauguration. Keep them in the closet until after the election...


23 posted on 08/25/2008 9:53:54 AM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: pissant
Bon Jovi has partied with Dem losers before.

http://www.clubplanet.com/Articles/158/Like-Studio-54-All-Over-Again


24 posted on 08/25/2008 10:03:12 AM PDT by Textide
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To: kcm.org

Yeah, but Chuck Norris could still kick his butt.


25 posted on 08/25/2008 10:12:33 AM PDT by uglybiker (I do not suffer from mental illness. I quite enjoy it, actually.)
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To: pissant
Bruce and Jon have theirs, so they probably don't mind supporting a slick, shrewd, dishonest and ruthless man like Obama. They should both care enough about America to learn more about their candidate by reading this book:

case_against_obama

and by watching these YouTube interviews with the books author:

Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vi0yFPh-rhw&feature=iv

Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2ijZP4pnpg

Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFcMi2nFAJQ&feature=iv

But they probably are not interested. Politicians' lies may dupe us, but it's the lies we tell ourselves that we truly regret.

26 posted on 08/25/2008 10:32:29 AM PDT by auboy (Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves. Samuel Johnson)
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To: Will88
These are just the names getting plugged in this article.

More entertainers for the celebrity candidate here:

Pop Stars to Descend on Democratic Convention to Party and Politic (DNC rock and hip hop concerts)

27 posted on 08/25/2008 10:53:53 AM PDT by weegee (The higher taxes that Obama demands of Americans are 'Above my Pay Grade'.)
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To: pissant

Can Obama actually pull any crowd at all without promising two rock bands and free food and drink?


28 posted on 08/25/2008 10:54:59 AM PDT by Wil H
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To: weegee

“These are just the names getting plugged in this article.

More entertainers for the celebrity candidate here:”

But it’s Springsteen and Bon Jovi performing at at the stadium before and after Obama’s acceptance speech. They definitely got the big audience. Most other venues might not be televised, or might draw very small audiences.

“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... After the speech, Bruce Springsteen will close out the night...”

Definitely the biggest audience by far.


29 posted on 08/25/2008 11:40:53 AM PDT by Will88 (.)
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To: Will88
Definitely the biggest audience by far.

You've just unlocked the key to Obama popularity; Rock concerts before speeches. He has drawns the biggest crowds in Seattle and Germany by having popular band play before he teleprompters. His tther events since May barely gets full capacity. He got Bruce Springstein and Bon jovi to appear before him because theres no hell he was going to sell out Invesco Field. It would be funny to stage a camera outside the stadium after they finish playing to see how many people leave before BO's speech.

30 posted on 08/25/2008 1:28:19 PM PDT by Bommer ( Osama Bin Ladin - A Dumb@ss Muslim! Obama/ Biden - A Muslim with a Dumb@ss!)
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To: pissant

‘Ol bon jovi is “halfway there” to socialism.


31 posted on 08/25/2008 1:42:38 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: pissant

I forgot, then he will be “living on a prayer”


32 posted on 08/25/2008 1:43:29 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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