Earlier this week, rocker Tom Petty put the kibosh on Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) using his "American Girl" as a campaign song during her presidential bid. It's just the latest dustup between a musician and a politician looking for a rousing rally tune on the path to the victory. Here, seven others.
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