Saturday, November 08, 2008

Prince Buster: A Change Is Gonna Come

For the weekend, a guilty pleasure.

Inspired by hearing Bob Dylan's Blowin' in the Wind in 1963, gospel/soul singer Sam Cooke sat down and wrote A Change Is Gonna Come.

Fast forward to Chicago, November 2008.

Towards the end of Barack Obama's presidential acceptance speech, Obama declares: "It's been a long time coming, but tonight . . . change has come to America."

For your listening pleasure, the sprightly Jamaican ska version by the peerless Prince Buster:

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