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Thread #151690   Message #3544624
Posted By: Will Fly
02-Aug-13 - 08:19 AM
Thread Name: Balcombe Protest Asking For Musicians
Subject: RE: Balcombe Protest Asking For Musicians
Of course opinions on the human condition have been part of song for a long, long time, but that's a far cry from saying that all folk music is "in politics". The interesting thing about the songs in the "rebel" list is that they were written about a particular contemporary event. The modern equivalent for this thread would surely be for songs to be written particularly about the drilling at Balcombe - or about fracking/drilling in general - and then disseminated far and wide...