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Where are all the protest songs? – A Journal of Musical Things

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2018212 Views

This email from Dave arrived yesterday.


What has happened today the art of the protest song?

In the 60’s and 70’s, music’s influence as the voice of change, counter-culture and a generation. Alternative rock in the 90’s had some bands the carried the torch but who now carries it.

In an era of Donald Trump, the 1% protests, Me Too movements etc, you would think that alternative music would be ripe to provide a soundtrack of bringing issues to light but that is not the case. I can’t think of a mainstream protest song in recent years except for Pearl Jams latest release and also Gord Downie’s activism with aboriginal rights. Red carpet celebrities do speak on their platform, but I don’t see new alternative bands taking a stance in their music.

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