Mark Pedelty (Editor) and Kristine Weglarz (Editor)
Page count: 250 pages
File size: 2.7 MB
Political Rock is a comparative, cultural history of luminary figures in rock music who have played important roles in social movements. Individual chapters are devoted to The Clash and Fugazi, Billy Bragg, Bob Dylan, Rage Against the Machine, Pearl Jam, Sinead O’Connor, Peter Gabriel, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Cockburn, Steve Earle and Kim Gordon. These artists have been chosen for their status as rock musicians and connections to political moments, movements, and art.