A Million Ukulele March for Obama

London-born, San Francisco-based Sylvie Simmons is a famous rock journalist/critic best known for her work in MOJO magazine, regularly contributing to The Guardian and interviewing everyone from Jagger to Beck to Ozzy to Cash. Simmons, who published the acclaimed short story collection Too Weird for Ziggy in 2004, is also a big fan of Tampa's own Ronny Elliott and has seen him perform at Skipper's Smokehouse. When I sat down to have dinner with them before Elliott's gig she made fun of me for ordering a Newcastle. "That's what the old people in North England drink," she scolded.

I was honored to be criticized by Sylvie Simmons.

Simmons' latest endeavor is launching a Here are the words if ya wanna sing along.

"The Million Uke March" (Key of F)

(Sylvie Simmons)

Raise your ukes for Obama

Pluck 'em for the USA

And while you are strumming

A new day is coming

To wash the Republi-cons away

We all know McCain ain't Mc Able

To organise a party in a bar

If you want your country back

You gotta vote for Barrack

Obama for America

Yes you and your mama

Go and vote for Obama

Obama for America!


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