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Bernie Sanders Ends Iowa Caucus Celebration Speech With David Bowie's "Starman"

Music NewsWeston PaganoComment

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has already collaborated with artists from Run The Jewels' Killer Mike to Vampire Weekend, and last night he kept the political revolution musical by signing off his post-Iowa caucus speech with a nice nod to the late, great David Bowie's classic "Starman."

The septuagenarian's song choice may harken back to past generations of rock 'n' roll, but after winning 86% of the votes from ages 17-24 the lines "Let the children lose it / Let the children use it / Let all the children boogie" seem perfectly appropriate.

And that's not all, Sanders plans to keep the tunes going and will be joined by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Killer Mike, and Red Hot Chili Peppers at the “Feel the Bern” benefit concert at Los Angeles' The Theatre at Ace Hotel this February 5.

"Starman" kicks in at about the 16:30 mark.

Read our review of Bowie's ★ (Blackstar).