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Bruce Springsteen Addresses Trump Call With Aussie Leader by Covering “Don’t Hang Up” in Melbourne

"We stand before you embarrassed Americans tonight."

Feb 02, 2017 Bruce Springsteen
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On Saturday President Donald Trump had his first phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and it reportedly didn’t go so smoothly due to Trump criticizing a previous deal Turnbull made with then President Barack Obama to transfer some Syrian refugees from Australia to America. The call apparently ended abruptly and Trump later tweeted that the arrangement with Obama was a “dumb deal.” Tonight Bruce Springsteen performed in Melbourne, Australia and addressed the incident and then fittingly covering The Orlons’ “Don’t Hang Up.” Introducing the song Springsteen said: “We stand before you embarrassed Americans tonight. This is a song from 1965 by The Orlons. We’re gonna use this to send a letter back home.” Watch fan-shot videos below, followed by the original song.

(Via Billboard and Pitchfork)

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Annie Britney
February 3rd 2017

I don’t understand why Trump has to prove by saying Obama has made a dumb deal. Not convincing enough.