Tag Archives: Peter

Peter, Paul and Mary

For the past couple of months I’ve been writing blogs about various musicians who have used their music as a means of social activism. Bruce Springsteen, Public Enemy, John Mellencamp, and The Specials are among the musicians from my youth … Continue reading

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The March On Washington For Jobs and Freedom 1963

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech is one of the most important speeches in American history. It influenced many Americans at the time to support the civil rights movement and it has influenced future generations of reformers … Continue reading

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Music and the Social Conscience

Whenever we think of socially conscious music, the folk music of the 1960s instantly comes to mind for many people. Along with Pete Seeger and Joan Baez, the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary participated in many civil rights martches … Continue reading

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