Bob Dylan wrote this song for the band…
|By: CTuttle Wednesday May 14, 2014 10:00 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday February 4, 2014 3:29 pm|
Bob Dylan. Chrysler. Super Bowl. ‘Cause we believe in the zoom and the roar and the thrust…
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Monday December 2, 2013 6:30 pm|
We don’t trust each other to the point where it’s reflected in our rhetoric and by what dominates our attention. Controversy sells! How often do good things get covered? To what scale? We’re inundated with the sideshow in a circus with no main act.
What do we actually stand for?
|By: CTuttle Monday November 25, 2013 10:00 pm|
Here is the Interactive Video.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Friday October 25, 2013 2:00 pm|
In an epic 10 minute interview on BBC’s Newsnight – Russell Brand calmly and meticulously addresses everything from income inequality to corruption to corporate interests to revolution while explaining how his opinions render it impossible for him to cast a ballot in good conscious.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday August 28, 2013 6:52 pm|
Songs give people the ability to muster the courage to dissent and keep on struggling for freedom and justice. They were part of the fabric of the civil rights movement. The importance of music is why musical performances at the March on Washington demonstration were necessary.
“Without the songs of the movement, personally I believe that there wouldn’t have been a movement,” Rutha Mae Harris, one of the original Freedom Singers, told NPR. “We needed those songs to help us not to be fearful when we were doing marches, or doing picket lines. And you needed a calming agent, and that’s what those songs were for us.”
|By: CTuttle Sunday February 24, 2013 10:00 pm|
|By: CTuttle Monday August 6, 2012 10:00 pm|
*Neil Young performing new song (possibly called “Twisted Road”) at Red Rocks. The song is about the first time he heard Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday January 22, 2012 9:30 am|
When then-President Richard Nixon sat down at the piano on the stage of the Grand Old Opry in 1974, he was reinforcing a conservative, polemical wall of sound to help contain several decades of transformational popular music, from blues and jazz to rock & roll. Music was the last thing on his mind.
As part of his notorious race-based “southern strategy,” Nixon led the efforts of conservative elites to co-opt American country-western music. He got the idea from George Wallace’s 1968 campaign, which Wallace had filled with country stars like Hank Snow and Hank Williams Jr.