Track of the Day: 'I Just Called to Say I Love You'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Last week, Elaine—who writes our Politics & Policy Daily newsletter—asked readers, “What song should Donald Trump come out to when he walks on stage Thursday night at the Republican National Convention?” The winning picks are here, including a bunch of honorable mentions. Elaine is doing the same contest this week for Hillary Clinton, who speaks tonight in Philly. Scores of you have emailed song recommendations (there’s still time via hello@), and Elaine will be announcing her picks tomorrow, but here’s a teaser from reader Steve Perez:

What song should Hillary Clinton come out to when she walks on stage Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention? Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” because she is afraid to use email these days.


(Submit a song via hello@. Track of the Day archive here. Pre-Notes archive here.)