Oldies/impossible song


this has been driving me crazy for years;
I remember hearing a song on the radio in l.a. around 71-73..
all I can remember is, it was like a megamix, or better yet, a break in, and had the words "mr. president, mr president in it, with clips from groups like the Jackson 5, etc.
I realize that this is an impossible question, but I gotta try!

Hi David,
I wonder if you mean "Convention '72" by The Delegates, which used contemporary, early 70's hits to tell the story! It actually became a top 10 hit!! I don't remember a Jackson 5 record in there but there was lots of other stuff.

Check it out and let me know:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyzoK1yIBIc

Thanks for asking,


And there was this one, too.It said "Mr President" where the Convention record did not. Still no Jackson Five, though.



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