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Listen: The Favorite Songs of Patch Town Mayors

Ever wonder what your mayor's favorite song is? Now you know.

Hey, mayors are people, too.

While they're busy running an entire city, they get judged and ridiculed by the people in it, which is an occupational hazard, of course.

But when they're off the clock, or running from meeting to meeting, they jam out to music, too, and we wanted to know what songs they're rockin' in their cars.

Behold, the favorite songs of the mayors of our Patch towns. Are you surprised by any of these songs?

Note: To listen to the playlist, you have to be a Spotify user. If you click play in the application above, it will launch your Spotify. If the playlist does not appear, try clicking play once your Spotify is open.

"All Along the Watch Tower," Jimi Hendrix: Mayor William Roth,

"Free Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd: Mayor Katherine Procop,

"Born to Run," Bruce Springsteen: Mayor Ed Kelley,

"Can't Help Falling in Love," Elvis Presley: Mayor Don Robart,

"God Bless America," by Kate Smith: Mayor Jerry N. Hruby,

"Call it Stormy Monday," BB King: City Manager Kenneth Filipiak,

"Somebody I Used to Know," Gotye: Mayor Sara Drew,

"My Way," Frank Sinatra: Mayor Jerry Fiala,

"Garden Song," David Mallett: Mayor Michael Summers,

"I Will Follow," U2: Mayor Gregory S. Costabile,

"God Bless the USA," Lee Greenwood: Mayor Dennis Clough,

"Simple Gifts," Aaron Copeland: Mayor Earl Leiken, Shaker Heights

John Meola June 22, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Well, at least none of them picked "Jailhouse Rock" or "Folsom Prison Blues".
The Omnipotent Sponge - Soak it up! June 23, 2012 at 01:44 AM
"Somebody I Used to Know," Gotye: Mayor Sara Drew, Stow Yeah baby!!! Great song! Great band!

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