Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Your Call 112907 What makes a good protest song?

What makes a good protest song? On the next Your Call we’re joined by Jeff Chang, Hip Hop Historian. Chang has just returned from a trip to Indonesia where he collected raps in Bahasa. Four years into the war in Iraq, where is the music giving voice and song to the outrage? It’s Your Call with Sandip Roy and you.

Jeff Chang in San Francisco
Hip Hop historian and chronicler, author of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, the critically acclaimed history of the Hip Hop movement.
Dave Marsh in New York City
Dave Marsh cofounded Creem magazine in Detroit, edited two editions of the Rolling Stone Record Guide and also edited the newsletter Rock and Roll Confidential, which morphed into Rock and Rap Confidential. He is the author of more than two dozen music books, including three books on Bruce Springsteen, for whom he is the semiofficial biographer. His latest book is called The Beatles' Second Album.

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