Daily Archives: March 4, 2020

We Shall Overcome: The Power Of Protest Songs

“… The idea of protest singers as finger-picking folkies had been long cemented in popular culture, going back to the 60s, when Bob Dylan brought songs such as ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’’ to the masses, spawning countless copyists voicing … Continue reading

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“… At one or another antiwar meeting in Manhattan, I encountered Carol Brightman and John McDermott, who were starting up a new magazine designed to fuel the anti-war teach-ins on college campuses.  We hit it off and I signed on … Continue reading

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