A playlist for the sequester

We asked people for songs that reflected their feelings about the sequester -- and we got everything from "Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley to The Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House." Listen to the full playlist now.

Well, we kind of knew things were headed this way, didn’t we? The sequester is here, and it's hard to tell how long it’ll last. So we thought we’d create a playlist to tide you over -- and all the picks were sent to us by Marketplace listeners. Enjoy!

*Note: Older songs suggested -- including "When the Levee Breaks" by Led Zeppelin, "On the Border" by The Eagles and "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" by The Beatles -- were unavailable on Spotify.

Give us your own sequester song pick by commenting below or tweeting us @MarketplaceAPM.

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Millicent Jefferson is the director and an associate producer for Marketplace.


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