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Monica Grabin: Singing History

The Fifties and Sixties (click for info)

Conformity in music and culture, McCarthy, communism, the rise of rock & roll, "race music" (blacks didn't reap the benefits of their own culture), the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam war. A few of the songs: Little Boxes, Blowin' in the Wind, What Have They Done to the Rain?, We Shall Overcome, In the Heat of the Summer, Masters of War, Eyes on the Prize.