While it probably says actually very little about the candidates running for president (other than that the American public is nosy) the AP ran a story comparing the candidates’ music tastes.

“What was your last music purchase?


Delaware Sen. Joe Biden: ”My sister’s playlist.”

New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Carly Simon’s ”Into White.”

Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd: Soundtrack to ‘Jersey Boys.”

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards: U2.

Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich: Likes Willie Nelson.

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama: ”The latest music purchase would probably be ‘Ray’ — the soundtrack from the Ray Charles movie.”

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson: George Strait, ”50 Number Ones.”


Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback: Christian artist Michael W. Smith.

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani: Verdi’s ”Macbeth.”

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee: Evanescence, the goth rock group from Little Rock, Ark.

California Rep. Duncan Hunter: Favors country and gospel.

Arizona Sen. John McCain: Likes ”Sounds Of Summer – The Very Best Of The Beach Boys.”

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney: ”Selection of Roy Orbison songs from iTunes.”

Colorado Rep. Tom Tancredo: ”Frank Sinatra duet combo.”