1,000 Days, 1,000 Songs

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1,000 Days, 1,000 Songs (originally called 30 Days, 30 Songs, then 30 Days, 50 Songs) is a musical project launched on October 10, 2016 by Dave Eggers which was originally supposed to release one song per day from then until November 8, 2016, which is Election Day in the United States. Each of the songs is performed by one of 40 musicians or projects, and the songs all advocate against voting for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.[1][2] Eggers worked on the project with Jordan Kurland, the owner of Zeitgeist Artist Management,[3][4] the two of them previously worked on two similar election-related projects, including the "90 Days, 90 Reasons" campaign in 2012.[5] Eggers originally got the idea for the project when attending a Trump rally in Sacramento in June 2016,[6] the first song in the project was "Million Dollar Loan" by Death Cab for Cutie.

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  1. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer (12 October 2016). "Donald Trump Is Terrific Protest-Music Inspiration". The Atlantic. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "About 30 Days, 30 Songs". 30 Days, 40 Songs. Artists for a Trump-free America. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  3. ^ Kurland, Jordan. "30 Days, 30 Songs: Masthead". 30 Days, 40 Songs. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Zeitgeist Artist Management". zeitgeistmanagement.com. Retrieved 2016-11-01. 
  5. ^ Cillizza, Chris (13 October 2016). "Famous musicians are writing 30 anti-Trump songs for the final 30 days of the election". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Goodman, Jessica (11 October 2016). "Inside the making of Dave Eggers' anti-Trump music project, 30 Days, 30 Songs". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 

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