Any experienced musician can tell you: There are endless ways to get booted out of a band: Lack of skills, bizarre personality, poor hygiene ...
But for voting for Obama? Yeah, that probably happened, too.
Boise singer-songwriter Steve Eaton decided to have a little fun with the idea in his song, “I Got Kicked Out of My Bluegrass Band When I Became a Democrat.” Eaton and some friends filmed this video a couple of weekends ago.
Eaton co-wrote the lighthearted song with his friend Dan MacKay, who died in 2015. This video is dedicated to him.
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Enjoy what you’re hearing? Eaton, who also wrote The Carpenters’ 1977 hit “All You Get From Love is a Love Song,” performs regularly in the Boise area.