music as social action ::
Below are all the embeds (that I have) curated by the class for the annotated playlist assignment.
As a body of work, the lists show both interesting common threads (y'all love the Kendrick Lamar, that's for sure!) and intriguing detours for our context (Carrie Underwood! Imagine Dragons! a rapper actually named Propaganda!!).
Peruse them and discuss — in class or (Participation!) in comments below — any through-lines you spot: what are the commonalities to the songs students selected? Importantly, how would you suggest that these service our evolving list of social-action functions?
At the bottom of this post, I embedded a possibly related playlist of my own ...
FWIW, here's my own contribution — a playlist I made last year of songs addressing nuclear war in various ways. It's lengthy and draws from a variety of eras and genres we've already discussed, plus a few to come. >>>