July 4 marks Independence Day here in the USA, but some are still fighting for their liberation and a full recognition of their rights. Music of struggle, solidarity, and the inevitable triumph of liberty and justice for all.
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The confluence of USA Independence Day (July 4) and Thomas Mapfumo’s birthday (July 2) puts us in the mind of revolution and liberty. Music always accompanies social and political progress, and we’ll hear such songs from around the world this week. Continue reading 2018-06-29 Liberation Mixology – Songs of Freedom & Revolution
July 4 is an important day in the story of the USA’s freedom. But freedom is a universal aspiration, and this week we hear songs from musicians both yearning for and celebrating freedom in their own lands. Plus new releases and other sounds in hour 2.
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What could be more patriotic on this USA Independence Day than to celebrate the diversity of the nation through music? Native Americans and immigrants alike have shared and blended their traditional sounds, and this show features US-based and US-recorded music with global leanings. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July, all!
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