2003 – New York City, NY Protest Music for a New generation Vietnam-Era Musicians Lead Chorus of Voices Against War- 2003. Watermelon Slim, Pete Seeger, Barbara Dane, Thurston Moore, Tuli Tupferberg The show at the Public Theater in NYC brought together some of the biggest names of protest music in the 1960s with a younger group of musicians –
this time, to come together to speak out against another war.
They performed songs from The Vietnam Songbook -- a volume of protest music compiled in 1969.
The concert was organized by musicians Don Fleming and Kim Rancourt,
with the support of The Alan Lomax Archive and The Smithsonian Institution. Click the NPR.Org picture below 👇 to read more ... See MoreSee Less
Even before the Bush administration embarked on the current war in Iraq, many musicians were speaking out in opposition. Veterans of the antiwar movement from a generation ago say that society and the media have changed significantly since the end of the Vietnam War -- and that's changed musical pro...
Agreed!Watermelon Slim on bended knee delivering the goods on center stage at the Daytona Blues Festival in 2015! We need to bring back that Festival- it was one of the very best in Central Florida. ... See MoreSee Less