Where Have All the Protest Songs Gone?
S Lynn Knight ~ 🇺🇸🏳️‍🌈
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Watered down to (nearly) nothing by the monetization of music and the proliferation of genres and “content”. When we were 14 it was just about possible to listen to all the worthwhile music there was, and know a lot of it (I know, I know… but we were 14, we thought it was true). We have to remember too that a lot of “protest” songs were a bit rubbish, either cash-ins or can’t-plays, though of course that will always happen in any field.

Nowadays? I doubt it’s possible even to know all what the sub-genres are. So, as so often these days, let’s laze back and let some Russians do our protesting for us

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