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Posted By: Ron Davies
02-Aug-13 - 11:10 PM
Thread Name: Balcombe Protest Asking For Musicians
Subject: RE: Balcombe Protest Asking For Musicians
"I suspect the use of music.."


I would argue that as long as there has been any element of social injustice in "folk music"--rich vs poor, for instance--and that's been a long time--politics has been also an element of "folk music."


I imagine it depends on how broadly you interpret "politics".