April 2, 2009
Posted: 2124 GMT
The Obama's received a private audience with Her Majesty when they met Wednesday–the only Head of State in town for the G-20 Summit to be accorded this honor. The rendezvous included tea and the exchange of gifts.
The Royals gave the Obamas a signed picture of themselves, which will surely go on a prominent wall in their White House residence , perhaps right above the bust of George Washington. And what did the Obamas bring? A rare coffee table book of songs by composers Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart and an iPod.
Some of the songs programmed into said iPod included such Broadway showtune classics as "Oklohoma" and "Getting to Know You," from the "The King and I."
All this begs the question: If you had the opportunity to give the Queen an iPod, what songs would you put on it?
A few choices: "God Save The Queen" by the Sex Pistols, a song by the band Queen, or perhaps "Purple Rain" by Prince (you know, just to keep the burgeoning prospect of posterity at the forefront).
So leave your playlist and we'll post some of our favorites. And as the Queen surely said in parting the Obamas, "Cheers!"
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