Here Are The Songs The NPR Politics Podcast Team Never Wants To Hear Again

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Andra Day, performing at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Her song "Rise Up" plays regularly at Hillary Clinton rallies.

Certain songs have become the soundtrack to the presidential campaigns, blared from loudspeakers before and after speeches at every campaign stop. NPR's political reporters have heard these songs over and over again — and they're happy to leave more than a few of them behind after tonight.

Click the audio link to hear Sam Sanders, Asma Khalid and Susan Davis from the NPR Politics Podcast recap the candidates' most frequent — and most surprising (Pavarotti, anyone?) — musical choices of this campaign.

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