Barack Obama and John McCain’s favourite songs revealed

Rolling Stones, ABBA, all make the presidential hopefuls' iPods

US Presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain have each revealed their ten favourite songs to Blender magazine.

Despite claims Obama approaching Joss Stone to record a song for his election campaign, the Devon-born soul singer is absent from his list.

Barack Obama’s Top Ten:

Fugees‘Ready Or Not’

Marvin Gaye‘What’s Going On’

Bruce Springsteen‘I’m On Fire’

The Rolling Stones‘Gimme Shelter’

Nina Simone‘Sinnerman’

Kanye West‘Touch The Sky’

Frank Sinatra‘You’d Be So Easy To Love’

Aretha Franklin‘Think’

U2‘City of Blinding Lights’‘Yes We Can’

John McCain’s top ten:

ABBA‘Dancing Queen’

Roy Orbison‘Blue Bayou’

ABBA‘Take A Chance On Me’

Merle Haggard‘If We Make It Through December’

Dooley Wilson‘As Time Goes By’

The Beach Boys‘Good Vibrations’

Louis Armstrong‘What A Wonderful World’

Frank Sinatra‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’

Neil Diamond‘Sweet Caroline’

The Platters‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’

The US election takes place on November 4.