9/11: Is protest music dead?



Is protest music dead?
Ever since John Lennon and Yoko Ono led a raucous crowd of flower-toting, peasant-bloused hippies in a pot-hazy chorus of “Give Peace a Chance,” it seems to have been a pop axiom: When the United States goes to war, the musicians begin calling for peace. So why, since Sept. 11, have we heard so little new music protesting Bush Junior’s war on evil?

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