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1,000 Days, 1,000 Songs

1,000 Days, 1,000 Songs (originally called 30 Days, 30 Songs, then 30 Days, 50 Songs) is a musical project launched on October 10, 2016 by Dave Eggers which was originally supposed to release one song per day from then until November 8, 2016, which is Election Day in the United States. Each of the songs is performed by one of 40 musicians or projects, and the songs all advocate against voting for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Eggers worked on the project with Jordan Kurland, the owner of Zeitgeist Artist Management. The two of them previously worked on two similar election-related projects, including the "90 Days, 90 Reasons" campaign in 2012. Eggers originally got the idea for the project when attending a Trump rally in Sacramento in June 2016.

Songs

The songs that have been released thus far are shown below, in chronological order:

  1. "Million Dollar Loan" by Death Cab for Cutie
  2. "Can't You Tell" by Aimee Mann
  3. "With Love from Russia" by Bhi Bhiman
  4. "Same Old Lie" by Jim James
  5. "Demagogue" by Franz Ferdinand
  6. "The Temptation of Adam" (Live Version) by Josh Ritter (the original version of this song appeared on his 2007 album The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter)
  7. "Before You Vote" by Thao Nguyen
  8. "Are These My Jets" by EL VY
  9. "World Leader Pretend" (Live Version) by R.E.M. (the original version of this song appeared on the 1988 album Green)
  10. "DonaldTrumpMakesMeWannaSmokeCrack" by Ledinsky
  11. "Backwards Blues" by Adia Victoria
  12. "Trump Is on Your Side" by Moby and the Homeland Choir
  13. "Little Failure" by Moby and the Void Pacific Choir
  14. "The Demagogue" by Lila Downs
  15. "Old Man Trump" by U.S. Elevator (featuring Mac McCaughan and Tim Bluhm)
  16. "Writings on Disobedience and Democracy" by Vinnie Paz
  17. "The Greatest Conversation Ever in the History of the Universe" by Jesu/Sun Kil Moon
  18. "Despierta" by Filthy Friends
  19. "Natural Born Loser" by Radioinactive (featuring Sheila Brody)
  20. "Makin' It Great Again.!" by Andrew St. James
  21. "Play God [live]" by Ani DiFranco
  22. "Young, Latin and Proud" by Helado Negro
  23. "Sic of Elephants [live]" by Andrew Bird (featuring Jim James)
  24. "No Guns No Guns" by Mirah
  25. "Fat Fingers" by clipping.
  26. "Clockwork" by Sam Cohen
  27. "Little Situation" by Blake Hazard
  28. "Mr. Tangerine Man [live]" by Wesley Stace
  29. "I Had a Dream [live]" by Loudon Wainwright III
  30. "Locker Room Talk" by Cold War Kids
  31. "Trumpy Trump" by The Cooties (featuring Reggie Watts)
  32. "Panic Is No Option [live]" by Mission of Burma
  33. "In a Free Land [live]" by Bob Mould
  34. "The Clown" by Ryan Miller
  35. "I Might Vote 4 Donald Trump" by JPEGMAFIA (featuring Freaky)
  36. "Make America Great Again" by The Long Winters
  37. "How to Be Super Petty to Your Ex" by Open Mike Eagle
  38. "My Enemy" by Jimmy Eat World
  39. "Before the Wall" by Kyle Craft
  40. "Fountain of Youth [live]" by Local Natives
  41. "If You're Gonna Build a Wall" by Anthony D'Amato
  42. "Exactly Like You" by Greg Holden
  43. "And Where Were You?" by Laura Gibson and Dave Depper
  44. "Alexander" by I Said Yes
  45. "Trump's Pilot" by Tim Heidecker
  46. "Bart to the Future Part 2: The Musical" by Modern Baseball
  47. "Maybe We'll All Get Along Someday" by Joe Purdy
  48. "What a Beautiful Morning!" by Drunken Logic
  49. "DT Blues" by Agents of the Fantastic
  50. "Vote for Me Dummy (Guided by Voices cover)" by Rogue Wave

References

1,000 Days, 1,000 Songs Wikipedia


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