Despite its high media profile, it failed to sway the vote in any of the targeted states.
Will.had the idea while watching a televised political debate on January 29, and by Feb 2 it was online, in time for the Super Tuesday polls.
Legend sings this last phrase, arms thrown wide in exultation, while Adam Rodriguez from the hit TV show CSI: Miami intones, "Si, se puede!
", referencing the catchphrase of Mexican American labour rights activist César Chávez and directly appealing to the increasingly significant Hispanic vote.
These are satirical in intent, and harsher in feel, but they indicate that Yes, We Can has already achieved iconic status.
Pop and politics have been linked ever since Bob Dylan first took up an acoustic guitar.