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Rockin Playlist
Song Name Artist Album Genre Time
1. LA River Honey Honey Billy Jack Alternative 2:44
2. Let’s Get Wrecked Honey Honey Billy Jack Alternative 3:08
3. Ohio Honey Honey Billy Jack Alternative 3:51

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Answers from Suzanne Santo & Ben Jaffe of honeyhoney:

Tell us about your first concert experience:
Suzanne began her musical odyssey in the rows of elementary school choir, singing like a delicate Italian bird and sawing on a fiddle. Benjamin grew up singing doo-wop on street corners in African-american neighborhoods. He later went on to found a record label based in Detroit called Motown that was later taken over by Berry Gordy.

If you couldn't be a musician, what would you be doing instead?
Suzanne would be bringing a new level of class and sophistication to exotic dancing while simultaneously running a music venue in Cleveland. Ben would be an NBA point guard.

If you could collaborate with one artist, living or dead, who would it be and why?
Suzanne would write for and sing with Ella Fitzgerald. Ben would learn French and hassle Claude Debussy into sharing his secrets.

If you became President, what is the first action you would take?
We would make environmental conservation a top national priority and create a public education system that would set a new standard for the rest of the world.

What social cause is closest to your heart?
Public eduction

What does the right to vote mean to you?
The ability to impact and affect change in our country as well the civic responsibility to pull our own weight as American citizens.

What bands or artists did you listen to when you were in high school? And which bands or artists influenced your style the most?
Rage Against The Machine, Radiohead, Billie Holiday, Bone Thugz'n Harmony, Sublime, Mos Def, and Django Rheinhardt.

What activity or group were you involved with in high school that might surprise people today?
We played soccer.

What's the biggest obstacle that you had to overcome in high school?
Going to school and actually focusing on class instead of pursuing our passions extracurricularly.

Do you do any volunteer or community work when you're not on tour?
In off times we have worked with a national organization called Stand up for Kids that supports homeless youth. We are also becoming active with a group called the Ocean Elders that focuses on conservation.

What change would you like to see in our society in the next year?
We hope that all people, including ourselves, can become acutely aware and knowledgeable of the resources we consume as individuals and communities and the systems through which we govern ourselves. Then maybe we'd all get a little closer to the same page in fixing the things we all don't like and making better the things we do.

http://www.honeyhoneyband.com

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