The Banjo And The Ballot Box: Country Music As Political Tool


“[Historian Peter] La Chapelle explains how fiddler-politicians and politician-fans have used this oddly flexible genre to advocate for the poor and dispossessed, fight for racial justice, fight against racial justice, lobby for gun rights, and articulate a whole range of sometimes contradictory positions. (audio) – The American Scholar


Tags: Art, Music, 10.10.19, Peter -RSB- La Chapelle

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