By Denise Sullivan
The marriage of tune and social switch didn’t originate with the hobbies for civil rights and Black strength within the Fifties and Sixties, yet by no means prior to and not back used to be the connection among the 2 so dynamic. In Keep On Pushing, writer Denise Sullivan provides the voices of musician-activists from this pivotal period and the artists who of their footsteps to develop into the strength at the back of modern liberation song. becoming a member of actual voices with a bittersweet narrative overlaying greater than fifty years of combating oppression via music, Keep On Pushing defines the soundtrack to revolution and the price the artists paid to create it.
Exclusive interviews with Yoko Ono, Richie Havens, Len Chandler, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Michael Franti, Solomon Burke, Wayne Kramer, John Sinclair, Phranc, plus musician-activist Elaine Brown at the Black Panthers, Nina Simone collaborator Al Schackman, Penelope Houston and Debora Iyall on San Francisco punk rock, Ed Pearl at the L.A. folks scene and the Ash Grove, and different musical and political icons.