Music

How can music change the world ? From Rock and Roll to Protest Songs : the power of music


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jeudi 8 novembre 2018
par MmesS

Vietnam

Protest songs have always been associated with a movement for social and political changes. They are part of a counterculture movement. Although they did not originate in the 60’s, that period was fertile for the genre with protest singers like Bob Dylan, who wrote songs denouncing the Vietnam (...)
jeudi 16 novembre 2017
par MmesS

Uprising (Muse)

Uprising - Muse Friday, September 25, 2009 Lead singer Matt Bellamy explained : “The lead single, ‘Uprising’, was kind of inspired by the G20 protests which took place last year. I was in London at the time and I saw it all going on outside where I live.” He added : “I sort of found that whole (...)
dimanche 16 octobre 2016
par MmesS

Bob Dylan

Top 10 Bob Dylan Songs Blowin’ in the Wind Bob Dylan How many roads must a man walk down Before you call him a man ? How many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand ? Yes, and how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they’re forever banned ? The answer, my (...)
jeudi 15 septembre 2016
par MmesS

A Magical Ride

Use this worksheet to complete your knowledge of the events referered to in the text : Sherman Alexie, was born in October 1966. He grew up on the Indian Reservation in Wellpinit in Washington State. Poet, novelist, and screenwriter, Sherman Alexie won different priceslike the 2007 (...)
dimanche 5 avril 2015
par Me Esse

Peter Gabriel against apartheid

Listen to this song by Peter Gabriel about Steve Biko, a noted black South African anti-apartheid activist. Biko had been arrested by the South African police in late August 1977. After being held in custody for several days, he was interrogated in room 619 of the Walmer Street prison in Port (...)

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