Kid Rock’s World. What Theme Song Will He Use if He Runs for Senate?

Before getting into those choices, take a look at his amazing video, Po-Dunk.

In four minutes, it captures the world of J. D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” (his memories of growing up in Appalachia) and Charles Murray’s “Coming Apart” (his pathbreaking study of the social disintegration among lower-class, poorly-skilled, poorly-educated whites).

The video is a revealing, affectionate gaze at this disturbing world.


Turning to Theme Songs

Since people seem to be taking Kid Rock’s PR stunt as a real thing, I thought we might consider which theme songs he would play as he tours Michigan looking for votes.

This one would make for some great political yard signs:

And that was the cleaned-up version. The explicit one is here.

Hard to believe, but that song is probably more family-friendly than this one. Here Kid Rock is with Hank Williams, Jr., describing the day-to-day events of their life on the road: