Extra Golden sing "Obama"

Extra Golden Plays 'Obama' Live In Studio


KEXP, November 5, 2008 - Extra Golden is a unique band made even more so by its connection to Barack Obama. In 2006 the President-Elect and his office made it possible for the group's Kenyan members to obtain visas to play in the U.S., and in gratitude they wrote the song "Obama". The lyrics are, "Thanks for the things you did, and thank your Mother too." Per Nigerian tradition, the song also thanks Michelle Obama.

Extra Golden is a true collaboration of American and Kenyan musicians who play an original blend of Kenyan benga (the popular guitar-based style, performed by the Luo people of Western Kenya) and American rock.

The song plays for abit over seven and a half minutes, and the player loops to play again.

Visit the site link, at top, to read abit more and to download free the song as well as visit a couple of other back links

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