HOH’s One-Minute Recess: Slow-Jam Serenade

Posted January 22, 2010 at 10:54am

When it comes to his campaign theme song, Rep. Hank Johnson is a smooth operator. Forget appropriating a Bruce Springsteen tune or adopting a hit patriotic country song — the Georgia Democrat has his very own slow jam touting his candidacy.[IMGCAP(1)]The R&B-tinged song is the brainchild of Atlanta musicians Fred Sawyers and Keith Rawls, according to Johnson’s campaign Web site, and is being used at campaign events. “We all love to sing along!— the site gushes.After listening to it a few times (that’s Johnson himself with a voice-over imploring listeners “on July 18th, vote Hank Johnson for solutions, not politics— — though he leaves the crooning to the pros), HOH admits to singing along, too. … It’s firmly lodged in our heads.Submit your hot tips, juicy gossip or comments here.Can’t get enough HOH? Get a midday dose of fun and gossip with HOH’s One-Minute Recess, delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here — because everyone deserves more recess.