Sunday, September 21, 2008
Barack Obama's presidential campaign, which has inspired a multitude of songs by stars and amateurs alike, now has an official soundtrack.
"Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement," which takes its title from an Obama campaign slogan, features John Mayer,Kanye West,John Legend, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Wonder and others.
It will be available for sale exclusively through Obama's campaign starting Friday.
Proceeds from the CD ($24.99 for a digital download, $30 for a physical product) will help fund Obama's campaign until Nov. 4, Election Day, according to Hidden Beach Recordings, which created the CD (More...)
Stay tuned to Heavier Octaves Radio for news and developments.And enjoy the music which is in rotation our our weblogs,podcasts and radio broadcast playlist.
Scroll down to play samples of songs.Player is at the bottom of this page.
Friday, September 19, 2008
Photo Source: www.johnmayer.com
John Mayer will perform at second annual Exploring the Arts gala hosted by Susan and Tony Bennett.The purpose of the event is to raise funds to support arts education in public schools. The evening will be held on Tuesday, September 23 at Cipriani Wall Street and will be hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Bennett along with Jerry Seinfeld and John Mayer will perform at the event. Honored at the event will be Reed Hastings, Chairman, President and CEO of Netflix, Sumner Redstone, Executive Chairman, Viacom, Inc. and CBS Corporation and Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts.
Ticketing and event coordination for Susan and Tony Bennett's Exploring the Arts gala is being handled by Inez Weinstein Special Events at 212-254-6677.