Best known as an American singer-songwriter and folk musician, whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditional and children’s songs, ballads and improvised works. He frequently performed with the slogan This Machine Kills Fascists displayed on his guitar. His best-known song is “This Land Is Your Land”. Guthrie traveled with migrant workers from Oklahoma to […]

Pete Seeger is an American folk musician. In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s he was a member of The Weavers, who topped the charts for the song Goodnight Irene. He was a prominent supporter of unions, and was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. He became a popular protest musician in the 1960’s. He wrote […]

War is two groups of people fighting and killing each other, usually because of resources and/or ideology. What even gives a government the right to declare war against a foreign nation, and send people there to kill or be killed? If everyone refused to fight, there would be no war. Losing someone you love for […]

John Lennon is one of the most famous musicians ever, and was a member of The Beatles. He was born in 1940 and raised in Liverpool. He became involved in politics and the movement to end the Vietnam War. These are some of my favorite John Lennon songs. John Lennon – Imagine   John Lennon […]

I saw Brett Dennen a couple times at the Senator Theater in Chico Ca and liked him a lot. The music is mostly upbeat, positive, and has a good message. Blessed is my favorite Brett Dennen song. If you have never listened to him before you should have a quick listen! Brett Dennen – Blessed […]

Yellow Submarine is a full length animated film based on music by The Beatles. The movie is about a land called Peppermint, which is under attack by Blue Meanies, who turn the people to statues and drain the color from the land. The Beatles escape from Peppermint and return to Liverpool. They get prepared to […]

This film was made in 1982 and based on the Pink Floyd album The Wall. The film is about the construction and subsequent destruction of a symbolic wall, representing alienation. The film is highly metaphorical, and uses many symbolic images and sounds to convey its message. The story is about a boy who lost his […]