'Viva Obama 2008' is a Damn Good Song

This is not an endorsement of the candidate. It's an endorsement of the campaign song. And "Viva Obama 2008" might be one of the catchiest campaign songs since Frank Sinatra changed the "High Hopes" lyrics for JFK in 1960.

If you're ever in the Oxnard area in California, stop by and see the Mariachi Aguilas De Mexico. They play brunch at Ruby's Cafe every Sunday.

English translation of the "Viva Obama 2008" lyrics after the jump.

"Viva Obama 2008"

To the candidate who is Barack Obama I sing this corrido with all my soul He was born humble without pretension He began in the streets of Chicago Working to achieve a vision To protect the working people And bring us all together in this great nation Viva Obama! Viva Obama! Families united and safe and even with a health care plan Viva Obama! Viva Obama! A candidate fighting for our nation It doesn't matter if you're from San Antonio It doesn't matter if you're from Corpus Christi From Dallas, from the Valley, from Houston or from El Paso What matters is that we vote for Obama Because his struggle is also our struggle, and today we urgently need a change Let's unite with our great friend Viva Obama! Viva Obama! Families united and safe and even with a health care plan Viva Obama! Viva Obama! A candidate fighting for our nation


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