RE: [acid-jazz] Songs for peace/protest

From: ** myrna ** (medea_13_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2003-03-15 19:17:43

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    >From: "Dan" <dzacks_at_po-box.mcgill.ca>
    >To: "Acid-Jazz Listserve" <acid-jazz_at_ucsd.edu>
    >Subject: RE: [acid-jazz] Songs for peace/protest
    >Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 00:49:42 -0500
    >
    >Here are some rare-groove classics:
    >Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes-'A Chance For Peace'
    >Funk, Inc.-'Let's Make Peace and Stop The War'
    >Jon Lucien-'The War Song'
    >
    >Cheers,
    >Dan
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    >-----Original Message-----
    >From: MundoVibes .com [mailto:mundovibes_at_hotmail.com]
    >Sent: March 4, 2003 4:02 PM
    >To: acid-jazz_at_ucsd.edu
    >Subject: [acid-jazz] Songs for peace/protest
    >
    >
    >OK, here's another idea inspired by the cover songs.
    >Without getting overtly political...
    >How about songs that are for peace. Or if you prefer, songs that are
    >anti-war?
    >
    >As you may, or may not, know the broadcasting conglomerate Clear Chanel has
    >a long list of song's its actually banned from being aired on their many
    >thousands of radio stations. So, basically, nobody is hearing any songs
    >that
    >might even hint at a pro-peace/anti-war stance (and this is with all due
    >respect to those out there that agree with the Chicken Hawks that we should
    >bomb'em).
    >
    >What I'd like to put out there as an idea is a compilation of tracks from
    >the scene that offer a pro-peace message. Tracks that come to mind include
    >Tony Allen's "We Don't Want No War", or Yo La Tengo's cover of "Nuclear
    >War", but I know there are many out there.
    >
    >If any record label is reading this, why not take up this as a non-profit
    >project?
    >
    >Also, to producers out there. How about a song that samples some of these
    >tracks? How about splicing, say, David Bowie's "This is Not America" with
    >'Time Zone" of something to that effect.
    >
    >Any body who takes this idea up: I'll glady post anything you do to
    >Mundovibes and I'm sure there are plenty of other sites who would do the
    >same.
    >
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