Fleetwood Mac’s nightly recording sessions in a cramped, windowless studio were fueled by booze and cocaine. The band’s complex romances left every member heartbroken. Shouting matches lasted longer than the songs.
A crowd of hundreds of thousands of people, including warmly dressed women with American flags stuck in their hair, a smattering of celebrities and many Republicans, gathered yesterday to witness President Barack Obama take his second oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.
After four years of partisan battle, President Barack Obama sought to rekindle optimism at the start of his second term, challenging Americans to fight together for the ideals of equality and opportunity on which the nation was founded.
President Barack Obama’s second inauguration next week will combine the star power of Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor with a lineup that reflects social values Obama will champion in his new term.
Every campaign has its song. That song isn’t always the one the candidate chooses. In 2008, John McCain revealed that he liked “Dancing Queen” by Abba. The senator’s staffers allowed that the theme of “Rocky” might also suit the pugnacious one.