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Why Do Artists such as Sting Receive Criticism When Engaging in Fundraising and Protest?

When doing some of the last bits of research for my Sting book – I have been pondering on why he received so much criticism off the press for his stance on human rights protest. Before I get around to … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa, Popular Music and Politics

Having recently returned from a fantastic conference on ‘music and protest’ at the University of Limerick’, it got me thinking about an unpublished Zappa paper that I wrote around 7 years ago. I have copied and pasted the unedited version … Continue reading

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Songs of Social Protest Conference: University of Limerick, Ireland.

Day 1 – April 29th 2015 After the long trip from South Wales to Limerick, the first thing that struck me with the University of Limerick is its size and beauty. I was at the university to give a paper … Continue reading

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