33 revolutions per minute : a history of protest songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day / Dorian Lynskey

Author(s): Lynskey, Dorian
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Subjects: Protest songs--20th century--History and criticism
Protest songs--21st century--History and criticism
Musicians--Political activity
Popular music--20th century--Political aspects
Popular music--21st century--Political aspects
Popular music--20th century--Social aspects
Popular music--21st century--Social aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York, NY : Ecco, c2011
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xvi, 660 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Thirty-three revolutions per minute
Notes: LCCN: 2010024247
ISBN: 9780061670152 (pbk.) :$19.99
ISBN: 0061670154 (pbk.)
Includes bibligraphical references (p. 573-636) and index
Contents: 1939-1964. Billie Holiday, "Strange fruit" ; Woody Guthrie, "This land is your land" ; Zilphia Horton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan, and Pete Seeger, "We shall overcome" ; Bob Dylan, "Masters of war" ; Nina Simone, "Mississippi Goddam" -- 1965-1973. Country Joe and the Fish, "I-feel-like-I'm-fixin'-to-die-rag" ; James Brown, "Say it loud, I'm Black and I'm proud" ; Plastic Ono Band, "Give peace a chance" ; Edwin Starr, "War" ; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, "Ohio" ; Gil Scott-Heron, "The revolution will not be televised" ; Stevie Wonder, " Living for the city" -- 1973-1977 (Chile, Nigeria, Jamaica). Victor Jara, "Manifiesto" ; Fela Kuti and Afrika 70, "Zombie" ; Max Romeo and the Upsetters, "War ina Babylon" -- 1977-1987. The Clash, "White riot" ; Carl Bean, "I was born this way" ; Linton Kwesi Johnson, "Sonny's lettah (Anti-Sus poem)" ; The Dead Kennedys, "Holiday in Cambodia" ; Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five feat. Melle Mel and Duke Bootee, "The message" ; Crass, "How does it feel?" ; Frankie Goes to Hollywood, "Two tribes" ; U2, "Pride (In the name of love)" ; The Special AKA, "Nelson Mandela" ; Billie Bragg, "Between the wars" ; R.E.M., "Exhuming McCarthy" -- 1989-2008. Public Enemy, "Fight the power" ; Huggy Bear, "Her jazz" ; The Prodigy feat. Pop Will Eat Itself, "Their law" ; Manic Street Preachers, "Of walking abortion" ; Rage Against the Machine, "Sleep now in the fire" ; Steve Earle, "John Walker's blues" ; Green Day, "American Idiot" -- Appendices. Protest songs before 1900 ; Songs and albums mentioned in the text ; One hundred recommended songs
Summary: A history of protest music embodied in 33 songs since the 1930s
OCLC Number: 641532418
ISBN/ISSN: 9780061670152