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David Crosby to Weigh in on Election on Brett Winterble, XM Radio

David Crosby, who personified the ’60s counterculture through his music with The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash (sometimes Young), is hip deep in the presidential fray along with bandmate Stephen Stills, who’s lambasting GOP candidate Mitt Romney. Crosby will be featured on Brett Winterble’s show on XM Satellite Radio (Channel 168) on Monday (Nov. 5). The interview could be electric. Winterble used to work for right-wing screamer and conspiracy formentor Rush Limbaugh....

Katy Perry Thumbs Nose at Parents; Sings at Vegas Obama Rally (watch!)

Katy Perry was a headliner at a rally in Las Vegas for President Obama, but her parents couldn’t have been happy about it. They are fundamentalist Christians, and hard right politically, who think Obama is the Great Satan. But Katy, 28, has a mind of her own when it comes to politics and has been an avid supporter of the President’s. To show that support, she wore a skin-tight latex dress during the show that was a facsimile of an election ballot. A big box was marked for the Obama, Joe Biden ticket. ...

Randy Newman Scores Racism in Presidential Election (listen!)

Randy Newman, a singer-songwriter known for his sarcasm, is speaking the unspeakable about the current presidential election. Or rather, he’s singing it. His new song, “I’m Dreaming” is an ode to those longing for a white president, again. Newman has written the soundtracks for more than a dozen films, including “Ragtime,” “The Natural,” “Leatherheads” and “Meet the Parents.” ...