music as social action ::
For your first assignment, you chose a song and applied theory from our class and readings thus far to determine what elements of protest and/or propaganda it manifested. Your choices of songs ranged widely — some typical choices from the canon of topical pop, plus a few interesting ideas and creative defenses. We're off to a good start!
Here's a playlist of the songs students selected for the first assignment:
Plus, I couldn't locate one student's selection on Spotify, but here is a YouTube video of it: