Blowin in the wind
Created on January 31, 2024
Protest songs are songs that are written to be part of a movement for cultural or political change. The music aims to draw people together and inspire them to take action.
"One of the purposes of music is to help you forget your troubles; another, help you learn from your troubles (some do), and some will help you do something about your troubles." Pete Seeger A champion of folk music
- Born in May 1941 - Started in Folk Music and transitioned to Rock Music - Coined as the Shakespear of Music- He was awarded a noble peace price in 2016 for literature
“This here ain’t no protest song or anything like that, ’cause I don’t write no protest songs.” That was how Bob Dylan introduced one of the most eloquent protest songs ever written when he first performed it publicly.