Yesterday, after Donald Trump announced his run for presidency, “Rockin’ in the Free World” played at the gathering.
It was rumoured that Neil Young did not give him permission to use the song.
…as suspected, that’s now been confirmed.
“Donald Trump was not authorized to use ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’ in his presidential candidacy announcement, Neil Young, a Canadian citizen, is a supporter of Bernie Sanders for President of the United States of America.”
It’s an odd song choice, it’s Canadian, and it also critiques American society after years of Republican leadership.
Stephen Colbert has since parodied Trump: