Celia Rivenbark

What would be your room-entrance music?

Recently I learned that when Certified Diva Mariah Carey enters a room, she likes for only her hit songs to be used as background music the entire time she is present.

And when I say “likes for” I mean that if you’re the deejay and you’re not playing Mariah, there’s a good chance your next gig will be at an interstate Ramada with the weeds growing in the parking lot cracks.

While some might think this is silly and over-the- top behavior, I think our girl might be onto something.

We all should have a theme song when we enter a room. I am considering demanding that each time I step into an elevator, office lobby or, OK, my own living room, the music should immediately switch to my personal theme song.

I didn’t actually have one until I read about Mariah but now I’ve adopted that Donna Summer classic: “She Works Hard for the Money.”

Who can resist a little ‘80s disco, amiright?

What follows is my list of possible theme songs for a few notables. Keep in mind, these are carefully curated suggestions that I have painstakingly developed following an exhaustive 10-minute Google search of popular song titles. OK, maybe I don’t work THAT hard for the money.

You’re welcome to come up with your own suggestions but for now I hope you’ll consider…

“I Can’t Make You Love Me” (Bonnie Raitt): Hillary Rodham Clinton

“21st Century Schizoid Man” (King Crimson): Donald J. Trump

“Toys in the Attic” (Aerosmith): Sarah Palin

“Gridlock!!” (Electric Six): Mitch McConnell

“The Sound of Silence” (Simon & Garfunkel): Empty halls of Congress while CDC begs for Zika funding during ill-timed summer recess.

“Space Oddity” (David Bowie): Ted Cruz

“Fat Bottom Girls” (Queen): OK, me again.

“Smells Like Teen Spirit” (Nirvana): Bernie Sanders

“I Just Don’t Know What to Do With Myself” (Dusty Springfield): Chris Christie

“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” (U2): My 88-year-old Aunt Verlie rummaging in her purse for the past hour now

“Satan Gave Me a Taco” (Beck): Tim Kaine puzzling Hispanics at a political rally while meaning to say “I’m so glad to be here!”

“Macho Insecurity” (Dead Kennedys): Jeb Bush

“Take This Job and Shove It!” (David Allan Coe): Barack Obama

“Help!” (The Beatles): Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher after realizing her big dumb fiance Jordan Rodgers is actually an animatronic robot made by Mattel

“Little Lies” (Fleetwood Mac): Every woman who ever appeared on any episode of “The Bachelor” and said “You know I don’t usually do this on the first date...”

“Cold, Cold Heart” (Hank Williams): The checker at the grocery store who automatically gave me the senior discount

“Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” (Billy Ocean): Josh Duggar, famous pervy big brother recently turned used car salesman

“I Say a Little Prayer…” (Aretha): Mike Pence, for his immortal soul

“I Got You Under My Skin” (Sinatra): Michael Phelps after noticing a disturbing rash in Rio

Celia Rivenbark is the New York Times best-selling author of “Rude B****** Make Me Tired.” Visit www.celiarivenbark.com.

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