Swing state music, Round 2: Florida

By Amanda Marcotte
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 21:55 EDT
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Keeping spirits high and sending good vibes to the swing states by playing Florida musicians, either those based there, raised there, born there, or made a career there.

Okay, I was going to put Marilyn Manson at the bottom of this list of musicians from Florida as something of a joke, but this video is too appropriate for the day. He wasn’t born there, but he got his start there.

The Black Kids:

K.C. and the Sunshine Band:

Thurston Moore (born there, though made his name in NYC):

Gram Parsons:

Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte
Amanda Marcotte is a freelance journalist born and bred in Texas, but now living in the writer reserve of Brooklyn. She focuses on feminism, national politics, and pop culture, with the order shifting depending on her mood and the state of the nation.
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