Barack Obama Surprises Us + First Time Hearing Bob Dylan | BookTube Trailer

We listened to Bob Dylan, the 60’s counter-culture icon, after seeing his name mentioned in President Obama’s book A Promised Land. We also got to ask President Obama a few questions, and we'll ask him even more on the December episode of BookTube only on KGcode 12/16/20.

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  • I love you guys - but WTF is up with KGcode ads now? Breaking in the middle of a freaking sublime song to show us an utterly wanky ad - no TWO utterly wanky ads. Way to ruin an experience. Anything I can do in settings to stop this abomination form happening? If not, anything the channel runners can do?

    Christine Leigh LangtreeChristine Leigh Langtree59 мүнөт мурун
    • Okay - for anyone else having the same problem, I was able to disable ads in my browser. Great video, guys. I'm a big Dylan Fan and a big Obama fan. This had everything!

      Christine Leigh LangtreeChristine Leigh Langtree39 мүнөт мурун
    • And 1 minute later, another freaking stupid irrelevant ad - though what ad could possibly be relevant enough to interrupt Prez Obama I can't even.

      Christine Leigh LangtreeChristine Leigh Langtree56 мүнөт мурун
  • Would be cool if you guys reacted to *Mr. Brightside by The Killers* in honor for them hitting 1 Billion streams on Spotify as the first group from the 2000s to ever reach this accomplishment:)))

    Frankie 4321Frankie 4321Саат мурун
  • Oh wow one of the greatest presidents of the US in my lifetime x

    Karen BohemianRhapsodyGBKaren BohemianRhapsodyGBСаат мурун
  • So great to watch you guys interact with President Obama. Bob Dylan’s song was a big one for us in the sixties and is amazingly right on now. Keep on guys. 💜😷🧶👏

    Magenta PierrotMagenta PierrotСаат мурун
  • Dylan and Lennon, best song writers in history in my humble opinion. Depending on the day I go back and forth.

    Portland BluePortland Blue2 саат мурун
  • SO COOL!!! ⭐️💗⭐️

    MyMysticMuseMyMysticMuse5 саат мурун
  • Congrats to you both, wow your lucking to talk to President Obama, My family loves and misses him in the White House! He is such a good and decent man.

    amy purdyamy purdy5 саат мурун
  • You guys are awesome. Been listening to you channel for a long time. A lot of the music were hits when I was growing up in the 70s - 80s and also listened to the music my Mom grew up with. I feel included. You don't smirk at it, you enjoy listening to the songs, even when you don't like it. THANK YOU and have a Healthy, Happy Thanksgiving!

    gatamadrizgatamadriz5 саат мурун
  • congrats, guys! you just talked to a great person and president! and great discussion you had there! keep it up!

    joseltpjoseltp5 саат мурун
  • This is so cool. Congratulations guys!

    bobmatzkebobmatzke7 саат мурун
  • This was awesome!!

    Maria CraftyRia JohnsonMaria CraftyRia Johnson8 саат мурун
  • I like how Obama speaks. But have an different opinion on his political view. I wish he could do more for the Asians and black community....

    tommy wongtommy wong8 саат мурун
  • Its ok if u don't like bob Dylan guys lol. I sure as shit don't lol

    ramayarukramayaruk8 саат мурун
  • Congratulations! This is a big deal. Definitely an honor.

    john cediojohn cedio9 саат мурун
  • This was truly amazing! So proud of you boys.

    KaraKara10 саат мурун
  • Wow. With BLM I’ve been listening...in a more Ernest way...I have a lot to learn. Really didn’t know SO many suffer SO much because we have been divided. If we didn’t have the last pres I might never have known all these pretty horrific things happen every day (actual physical abuse, emotional abuse, mental anguish, spiritual loss). Now I know it’s a matter of days before a new bunch enter as government. I’m trying to get used to just breathing without intense anxiety upon waking each morning to some thing in the news, It’s gonna take time. I feel like we could have PTSD of some level (who kept up with daily news). Now I’m confident that you younger people will engage , will become present in the solution of all this discord. I’m hopeful we can save all living things (including the earth) as we change together into a loving 🥰 caring place for all. You two are SO awesome in presenting so many formats with your music. I listen to everything! LOVE ❤️ it. Thank you.

    Ziggy3339Ziggy333911 саат мурун
  • OMG this is so epic!

    Helena HetkowskiHelena Hetkowski12 саат мурун
  • LOL. Obama and cassette tapes. Damn kids got it good now!

    Tamera DeuelTamera Deuel15 саат мурун
  • Guys, this was amazing. I just watched it now, but it was published on my birthday, so I’ll consider my belated birthday gift! All of us here already knew that the two of you are something special, nut now we have presidential confirmation. Please keep sharing your love of music, it really makes a difference in this world. ❤️

    Diana DloughyDiana Dloughy17 саат мурун
  • Wow! What a blessing hearing from the best President this country has ever had.

    Rhonda Dorin McClammaRhonda Dorin McClamma17 саат мурун
  • Congratulations! SO PROUD OF YOU!

    Redeemed2000Redeemed200018 саат мурун
  • Congratulations guys! What an honor and recognition of who you are and what you are doing. You are not just a part of our nation's progress, you are leaders of it. Thank you!

    Mickie KellyMickie Kelly19 саат мурун
  • Wow. Beautiful! Congrats twins!

    piscerian awakespiscerian awakes19 саат мурун
  • He just wants your audience.to see his book too.

    PixxZPixxZ20 саат мурун
  • Good for you guys! He is truly one of the greats, so glad you had this chance. 🥰

    Eileen BrownEileen Brown20 саат мурун
  • Amazing, l love President Obama! He's my favorite President and he can sing too....

    Cheri DahlCheri Dahl21 саат мурун
  • your being able to say, "Mom, Barack Obama says hi." WOW

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov22 саат мурун
  • Love. Just love.

    FlowerFactoryFlowerFactory22 саат мурун
  • This is awesome! Congrats to you both, what a moment.

    Daniel AquilinaDaniel Aquilina22 саат мурун
    • That’s so dope!

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov22 саат мурун
  • I was never a fan of his politics. However a a man, a human I think he is the most awesome human being. I admire and respect him so much.

    Angela WhiteAngela White22 саат мурун
  • This. Is Great. Thank You.

    Marica WitkusMarica Witkus23 саат мурун
    • I wish He could be our President Again. 🇺🇸

      Marica WitkusMarica Witkus23 саат мурун
  • Very Cool dudes, He is a great guy and people person MR Ob.

    dave maslowskidave maslowski23 саат мурун
  • I can not believe you got President Obama this is so great!!! Congratulations. Just discovered you.

    llКүн мурун
  • So glad Obama visited with you guys....what an honor...that you deserve.

    katykatyКүн мурун
  • Love this interview, so real. I’ve always liked Mr. Obama as a human being. He’s just so down to earth.

    Lora WitzelLora WitzelКүн мурун
  • WOW! Obama is right, you guys are positive and bringing people together at a time when so many are divided. That was awesome!

    Tara FraserTara FraserКүн мурун
  • This is awesome!!!! I’ve loved watching your videos- love your passion for music!

    alice masialice masiКүн мурун
  • Congratulations Guys!! What an awesome door you have opened!! Like the President says, "Keep doing what you're doing". Many us here are proud of you!

    Sharon LaudatSharon LaudatКүн мурун
  • Great vid Twins!!! Massive honor to have President Obama on your show. And for those of us old enough, try explaining using a pack of matches to wedge your 8 track tape at just the right angle so it played properly...

    Mitch MMitch MКүн мурун
  • LOVE what you guys do to bring all of us together! Beautiful interview!!!! Congratulations!

    Debbie JohnstonDebbie JohnstonКүн мурун
  • I literally feel like a proud auntie! So happy for you guys

    Sarah MiskinSarah MiskinКүн мурун
  • L-O-V-E you guys! Always honest, always open and thoughtful, always bring a smile to my face. PS, watch President Obama award Bob Dylan the Medal of Freedom. Bob Dylan did not show up to receive his Nobel prize, but he showed up for President Obama! Mutual respect.

    Mary TaylorMary TaylorКүн мурун
  • Too cool guys made my day!!❤️❤️

    Lisa GoldsmithLisa GoldsmithКүн мурун
  • That’s so dope!

    Sean BSean BКүн мурун
  • That song is early 60's folk.

    Lisa KLisa KКүн мурун
  • In tears, again. Love you boys, love Obama, love America. Don’t lose your humility!!

    Geneva MilbourneGeneva MilbourneКүн мурун
  • OMG! You guys are amazing!!

    Kathleen CabotKathleen CabotКүн мурун
  • Very proud of you two young men!! Keep up the good work fellas I'm cheering for you on the left coast!!!

    Alejo HaoAlejo HaoКүн мурун
  • CONGRATULATIONS on meeting one of the best men of our time!

    David FinnellDavid FinnellКүн мурун
  • Wow! Congrats guys! That was legit really cool. I guess the dislikes are from other reaction channels that are jelly haha

    Blue -J77Blue -J77Күн мурун
  • omg Obama took me down memory lane when he said we had to stick a pen in the cassette tape hole to wind the tape back in there! smh lol I can't even tell you how many times I did that! Sheesh. Times have definitely changed, we're getting old.. smh

    Eric WhiteEric WhiteКүн мурун
  • That is so cool guys! I am jealous....

    Wendy InakageWendy InakageКүн мурун
  • What a magical meeting! You guys are awesome!

    Flower LionessFlower LionessКүн мурун
  • “A Promised Land” live up to the promise of being an inimitable pleasure trip through an unexplored path through a hidden landscape of what we call as USA. Wonderfully written, sincere and nuanced, with all Obama's selflessness and accuracy. Obama's word is straightforward, simple to understand, yet full of the fragrances of education. As an outsider, I Believe that his America is exactly what America be supposed to be and is also the America that I visualized in my mind. He is in fact one of the brightest alumni of Harvard From the Preface to 1st chapter bring out the spirit of a noble mind, genuinely caring man who wants to make an optimistic change in his life time and world we exist in. The phrases and portraits indicate who he really is as a genuine human being. As you go through the book , you can listen to Obama's voice and expression clearly. it seems he is speaking exactly to the reader with thoroughly Selected words. This book, and Michelle Obama’s book, overall are the two most inspiring volumes I have ever read out. Let us pray that upcoming Presidents have as much civility, morality, integrity and moral judgement, motivation for good! There is no wonder that it’s a no.1 Bestseller Book! It's an remarkable book. Nothing more needs to be said than this. I definitely recommend it to each and every person. and I am sure that u will not be disappointed after purchasing this incredible book. if u want to buy book online from amazon here is the link sites.google.com/view/bestbookshoponline/best-book-shop-online

    HARISH lalHARISH lalКүн мурун
  • You guys are so great! Keep up the good work! So proud of you both! I forgot about this Dylan song. So fitting for these times!

    SusitamarieSusitamarieКүн мурун
  • Wow! This is great.

    Tiffini MorganTiffini MorganКүн мурун
  • The twins deserve everything they get. They show us the importance of reaching out to all kinds of people and music genres in order to broaden our horizons.

    Melanie EleuterioMelanie EleuterioКүн мурун
  • Wow! Just wow. What an honor to have a president recognize what you're doing. I was smiling so much it hurt. But what he said is so true...learn about others with curiosity and an open mind, explore other cultures, music, food, history; which is what makes us such a great nation. I was so shocked when he mentioned Dylan! He's my husband's #1 and I used his words to "The Wedding Song" as my vows 35 yrs ago. He recorded so many songs about racial injustice, civil rights and anti war. One of the best is "Hurricane", a true story that Mr. D had a big part in correcting. I love you guys! Stay safe.

    Scruffly RoseScruffly RoseКүн мурун
  • Y'all are so blessed to have talked to the best president of our time (from my perspective) love your channel, keep up the good work

    Monica CherryMonica CherryКүн мурун
  • That was outstanding! I don’t know if it's on the president's playlist, but given the title of his book, listen to "The Promised Land" by Bruce Springsteen. I know you've listened to a few of his songs already, but give that one a listen. What you're doing brings people together. Keep up the good work!

    Greg FaganGreg FaganКүн мурун
  • Was Obama’s appearance really a surprise? If not, why fake it? Maybe he popped in and then they re-enacted the surprise... ? 🤷🏽‍♀️ He definitely got good plugs in for his book! Sounds like a good read.

    Staff MemberStaff MemberКүн мурун
  • On the subject of Dylan, try Subterranean Homesick Blues. To me, it's hip hop before there was hip hop. And that's astonishing Barack Obama would take time to do this. Truly an amazing human being. Miss him and his leadership so much.

    Jess KrollJess KrollКүн мурун
  • Love dylan, he was definitely a storyteller

    Renee EaganRenee EaganКүн мурун
  • Bob Dylan Nobel Prize winner Barak Obama a globally respected USA president. Mr. President I salute you. Twins, I see you guys are in the big leagues now. Well done and congratulations 💖👋🇿🇦

    Lorraine GatzkeLorraine GatzkeКүн мурун
  • Post-Presidency Obama is the coolest form of Obama yet. I can't wait for whatever comes next - super saiyan Obama or something.

    The Hot NerdThe Hot NerdКүн мурун
  • Ask him why he gave all that money to Iran billions of dollars on pallets come on bro you got a question to ask the last president shouldn't that be number one why did we give billions of dollars to people that want to destroy America

    Monkey PhoenixMonkey PhoenixКүн мурун
  • That was amazing guys. I've only commented a couple times, but I want to share that I lost one of my twin boys, Dylan, who was a terrific musician, almost 3 weeks ago. He was 32. It's been so hard not having that other shoulder to put my arm around. Watching you boys makes me smile...that twin thing is so real. Love to y'all, and be thankful for each other this year, and always.

    Karen AndersenKaren AndersenКүн мурун
  • Dylan. My gosh gentlemen, Bob Dylan is a legend. My favorite Dylan's song was "You Got To Serve Somebody".

    DearDonnaVTDearDonnaVTКүн мурун
  • I'm not a republican nor democrat so I can't say I was favorable towards Obama's presidency any more than trumps but I will say that regardless of whether you believed in Obama's policies, you can't deny the class, coolness and professionalism he displayed as president. At the end of the day, no matter what a person's beliefs are- I only see them for their actions and how they carry themselves.

    Angel Aguilar El Capitan MusicAngel Aguilar El Capitan MusicКүн мурун
  • This song is during his acoustic guitar phase then he went to the electronic guitar and the rest is history!

    Sandee LoweSandee LoweКүн мурун
  • You gotta give Black Habits by D Smoke a listen! Hand to heart he's the new Bob Dylan.

    Carla PetreeCarla PetreeКүн мурун
  • Abraham Lincoln. Oh- and btw- my pre-ordered Obama book arrived today too! Thank you Amazon!

    aola wiliaola wiliКүн мурун
  • Awesome

    Hannah HHannah HКүн мурун
  • I love how their manners always show through.

    Ms LinstrotMs LinstrotКүн мурун
  • Obama talking 'bout making mix tapes! #Legendary

    josh wittmanjosh wittmanКүн мурун
  • Great job, Twins. I'm so proud for you. Wow, President Barack Obama! Just so cool. Bonus.

    Tela LongTela LongКүн мурун
    • I love your show, guys! Keep it up!

      aola wiliaola wiliКүн мурун
  • This made me smile 'til my face hurt! Loved every second!!

    Shasta MichaelsShasta MichaelsКүн мурун
  • Beautiful. Love this. Keep up the good work. Your spirit of love shines through. So proud of you !

    Alice HenryAlice HenryКүн мурун
  • I referred my 20 yr old to your channe.l Love you,

    Julie HelwegeJulie HelwegeКүн мурун
  • Been super busy but I'm SO PROUD of you guys. Look what you did??!! 👏👏👏👏

    thattallchick71thattallchick71Күн мурун
  • Bob is a legend! Obama is the man!

    Mubeen MohyiMubeen MohyiКүн мурун
  • Obama is just so cool, trump not so much.

    marc weissmarc weissКүн мурун
  • Ok you dudes is official now you got presidents on your channel! Congrats on all your success! As Jamel says keep great music alive.😁

    Johnny PickensJohnny PickensКүн мурун
  • ❤️

    dragonflyakinsdragonflyakinsКүн мурун
  • Fantastic!!

    Jane DoediddlyJane DoediddlyКүн мурун
  • I miss President Obama!

    Jeanette SmithJeanette SmithКүн мурун
  • Barry Obama? Really? 😨😨😨

    Paddy OrourkePaddy OrourkeКүн мурун
  • Yo, this is incredible on so many levels! Well done!

    Mitch WheelerMitch WheelerКүн мурун
  • ❤️❤️❤️

    Meryl VoghMeryl VoghКүн мурун
  • I love your show, guys! Keep it up!

    ERIN FRAISEERIN FRAISEКүн мурун
  • Congrats guys! I've been watching you two since the pandemic started when you came up on my feed one day. You both bring smiles to my face for just being yourselves. Music heals the soul and so many other things. So proud of you to have been able to share your message with President Obama and him share his message with your viewers.

    Meredith EricksenMeredith Ericksen2 күн мурун
  • You two should be very proud and your parents did a darn good job.

    RockyMtnHighChickRockyMtnHighChick2 күн мурун
  • What a wonderful and life-affirming video. Looking forward to your next instalment with President Obama. Keep up the great work.

    Anthony BirdAnthony Bird2 күн мурун
  • Awwww....you dressed up to enjoy one of the favorite songs of my favorite president! Truly enjoy you guys! I’m a 52-yr old African American woman, I’m subscribed and so is my 16-yr old son. We both love it!!!

    Andrea GriffenAndrea Griffen2 күн мурун
    • I'm a 28-year-old male and I can freely play Taylor Swift and Britney Spears (music I normally keep to myself) around these guys and not get laughed at.

      Cer ElCer ElКүн мурун
  • I agree - the fact that these young men are exploring all genres of music is awesome.

    msbettykaymsbettykay2 күн мурун
  • What??? Barack Obama! I always loved Twins, but no one can touch this! Fantastic!!!!

    Karen HarrKaren Harr2 күн мурун
  • Love the young men, always true to Barack..a winner!

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  • Love this!

    msbettykaymsbettykay2 күн мурун
  • ❤️❤️🙏

    Karen ColeKaren Cole2 күн мурун
  • CONGRATULATIONS ON GETTING TO TALK TO PRESIDENT OBAMA!!! WHAT A BLESSINGS. YOU GUYS DESERVE IT!

    Sage4lifeSage4life2 күн мурун