What's on the Queen's iPod?

While on an official visit to the UK, the President and Mrs. Obama enjoyed tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and her husband Prince Philip.

iQEII.jpgWhile on an official visit to the UK, the President and Mrs. Obama enjoyed tea at Buckingham Palace with the Queen and her husband Prince Philip. Not one to come empty handed, the President gave the queen a fully loaded, engraved iPod and a rare, signed songbook from American composer Richard Rodgers according to CNN.

While not an official endorsement of Apple, that's a pretty darned strong unofficial endorsement of Apple, no?

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The Queen's Royal playlist, after the jump...

According to the AP (via ABC News) the following songs were loaded onto the iPod:

"Oklahoma!" "If I Loved You," Jan Clayton, "Carousel" "You'll Never Walk Alone," Jan Clayton, "Carousel" "There's No Business Like Show Business," Ethel Merman, "Annie Get Your Gun" "Once in Love with Amy (Where's Charley?)," Ray Bolger "Some Enchanted Evening," "South Pacific" "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," Carol Channing, "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" "Getting to Know You," Gertrude Lawrence, "The King and I" "Shall We Dance?" Gertrude Lawrence, "The King and I" "I Could Have Danced All Night," Julie Andrews, "My Fair Lady" "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face," Rex Harrison, "My Fair Lady" "The Party's Over (Bells Are Ringing)," Judy Holliday "Maria," "West Side Story" "Tonight," "West Side Story" "Seventy Six Trombones," "The Music Man" "Everything's Coming up Roses," Ethel Merman, "Gypsy" "The Sound of Music" "Try to Remember," Jerry Orbach, "The Fantasticks" "Camelot," Richard Burton "If Ever I Would Leave You," Robert Goulet, "Camelot" "Hello, Dolly!" Carol Channing "If I Were a Rich Man," Zero Mostel, "Fiddler on the Roof" "People," Barbra Streisand, "Funny Girl" "On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)," John Cullum "The Impossible Dream," Richard Kiley, "Man of La Mancha" "Mame," Charles Braswell "Cabaret," Liza Minnelli "Aquarius, Ronald Dyson, "Hair' "Send in the Clowns," Judy Collins, "A Little Night Music" "All That Jazz," Chita Rivera, "Chicago" "One," "A Chorus Line" "Tomorrow," Andrea McArdle, "Annie" "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," Patti LuPone, "Evita" "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," Jennifer Holliday, "Dreamgirls" "Memory," Elaine Paige, "Cats" "The Best of Times," George Hearn, "La Cage Aux Folles" "I Dreamed a Dream," Aretha Franklin, "Les MisDerables" "The Music of the Night," Michael Crawford, "The Phantom of the Opera" "As If We Never Said Goodbye," Elaine Paige, "Sunset Blvd." "Seasons of Love," "Rent"

In addition to the songs above, the Obama team confirmed that the following content was also included on the Royal iPod:

  • Photos from the Queen's 2007 White House State Visit
  • Photos from the Queen's 2007 Jamestown, Va., Visit
  • Photos from the Queen's 2007 Richmond, Va., Visit
  • Video from the Queen's 1957 Jamestown Visit
  • Video from the Queen's 2007 Jamestown Visit
  • Video from the Queen's 2007 Richmond Visit
  • Photos from President Obama's Inauguration
  • Audio of then-state senator Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and
  • Audio of President Obama 2009 Inauguration Address

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