Posts tagged socially conscience music
Frank Zappa, Uncle Remus And My Black History Month Lesson - Pt.2

So this post is a loooonnng time coming, considering I wrote part one about three years ago. Ha!

But I guess the timing is just right.  Here I was writing about an iconic rock star and his social protest song of the past, but it turns out we're having a renaissance of the protest song as we speak.  Except now the rock stars are bigger with larger audiences worldwide.

Maybe "protest song" is the wrong word.  In the case of Frank Zappa performing George Duke's, "Uncle Remus", it really was more...

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