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So What Kind of Music Did Abraham Lincoln Listen to?

Well, NPR’s Morning Edition has an idea of what might have been on repeat on Ol’ Honest Abe’s iPod, you know, if he had one…

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An excerpt from the write-up:

The Lincoln iPod would have needed a lot of memory, as the president apparently enjoyed all sorts of music and loved opera. His love of opera apparently got him into trouble during the Civil War, when he was taken to task for attending a performance while the war was ongoing. To this, the president responded, “The truth is I must have a change of some sort, or die.”

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