Are protest songs efficient, both as protest or songs? Your host Mark Linsenmayer is joined by Lilli Lewis, Rod Picott, and Tyler Hislop to debate how protest works in numerous musical genres, who it’s geared toward, and when it goes unsuitable. Has the day of the protest tune handed, or is it alive and nicely?
Rod mentions how Bruce Springsteen clarified the political character of “Born in the united statesA.” by rearranging it (and so did Neil Younger with “Rockin’ within the Free World.”) We additionally point out “1913 Bloodbath,” “Fuck the Police,” “Indicators,” “Ohio,” “We Are the World,” “Why We Construct the Wall,” crappy protest songs in opposition to COVID restrictions, Hip Hop for Respect, and extra.
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