Romney Loses Campaign Song, Gains Classic Rocker Endorsement

Romney Loses Campaign Song, Gains Classic Rocker Endorsement

You win some, you lose some.

Yesterday, we learned Mitt Romney can no longer use the Silversun Pickups’ track “Panic Switch” on the campaign trail. It’s hardly the first time a liberal music act put its foot down to prevent a GOP type from playing a particular song during election season.

But Romney’s campaign might now have access to “Sweet Home Alabama,” “Free Bird” or other Lynyrd Skynyrd classic cuts.

[Lynyrd Skynyrd lead singer Johnny Van Zant] recently lent his star power to Florida Republican Ted Yoho, who scored a surprise upset of Rep. Cliff Stearns in a congressional primary earlier this week. Van Zant is also supporting Mitt Romney’s presidential bid, and will be on hand at the Republican National Convention where the band is slated to perform alongside Trace Adkins and Kid Rock….

As far as I’m concerned, I’ve heard the president go we’re asking the rich to take a little bit more in taxes. Well, that’s not asking, that’s telling. I still believe in the trickle-down effect.””