Bernie Sanders Recorded A Folk Album


Many a candidate have been burned by their campaign song choices, but Bernie Sanders’ 1987 spoken word folk album could make choosing an official 2016 tune easy.

Seven Days, an independent Vermont news blog, resurfaced the album a day after Sanders officially entered the 2016 fray.

Sanders reportedly recorded the album – which features populist mainstays like “This Land Is Your Land” – in 1987, when he was mayor of Burlington, Vermont.

Sanders’ collaborator on “We Shall Overcome” told Seven Days that he would consider releasing the album as a CD if he announced a presidential run – so here’s hoping.

You can listen to previews of the full album here.

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