Barack Obama’s first inauguration was a historic event back in 2008. And with his second inauguration looming, there is a spirit of determination and resilience among the public and his administration. Here are 10 songs that, in their own unique way, fit the spirit of the times.
In his second go-around, President Obama faces unique challenges. But those challenges have to be met with hope and ambition, not derision and cynicism. And these songs celebrate the idea of progress and the strength required in overcoming obstacles.
And some of ’em are just fun.
Ten songs for your 2013 presidential inauguration playlist …