10.04.2008

There's no-one as Irish as Barack O'Bama by Shay Black (and Hardy Drew and The Nancy Boys, too!)



At last, a song that chronicles in verse Barack Obama's historic journey to become the first Black Irish President of the United States. There's no-one as Irish as Barack O'Bama is performed by Shay Black of the Black Brothers, and recorded September 14th, 2008 at the Starry Plough pub in Berkeley, California.

The song was written by Hardy Drew and The Nancy Boys. Here's the original version:



Both versions are lots of fun -- and remind us of are common humanity.

Vote O'Bama- O'Biden '08

Links:
Obama's Irish Roots (ITN)
O'BAMA BOY - A St. Patty's tribute to Barack Obama
Obama's Irish Roots
Ted Kennedy: 'I feel change in the air'
Caroline Kennedy: A President Like My Father
Is Barack Obama the next JFK?
Barack, America and 'The Dream'
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien: Irish Latina
Irish Voices for Immigration Reform
The Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform
Legalise The Irish
Anna Lo: 1st Ethnic Minority Elected to Northern Ireland Assembly
DNA shows the English, Irish and Scottish are One People--and they hail from Spain
Jenny's Response to Heather MacDonald