Daily Archives: January 24, 2019

Rapping with Fanon

Performers with portraits of Ahmed Sekou-Toure, Leader of the Democratic Party of Guinea, Pan-African Festival, Algiers, 1969 “On Christmas Eve 1959, the revolutionary psychiatrist Frantz Fanon went to a party at the home of his secretary, Marie-Jeanne Manuellan, in Tunis, … Continue reading

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“Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues” – Bob Dylan (1962)

“‘Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues’, also known as ‘Talkin’ John Birch Society Blues’ and ‘Talkin’ John Birch Blues’, is a protest song and talking blues song written by singer-songwriter Bob Dylan in 1962. It is a satirical song, in which … Continue reading

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