My Song is My Weapon UPDATES

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imagesI was asked by the folks at PledgeMusic to come up with my 10 favorite protest songs for a Spotify playlist. This is an impossible task, as there are way too many wonderful choices spanning from Joe Hill’s (1911) “The Preacher and the Slave” to Janelle Monae’s six-and-a-half-minute “Hell You Talmabout” from last year. So I will focus mostly on songs that somehow left an impression on me as a kid having a political coming of age. And I was a rather odd and obsessed kid at that. I couldn’t wait to come home from third grade to watch the Watergate trails on TV. My first “protest song” was called “Nixon Was A Bad Man.” I wish I remembered the lyrics. So here goes: (click the little red box to read)


Guys, here is a teaser of my “When They Say We Want a Our America Back” song. The whole one is not edited yet and will feature depressing marionettes!

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I got a few more people on board to contribute their talents to My Song Is My Weapon.  One of those being Billy Bragg

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Check out the new artists contributing to the cause, and the swag the limited swag they are offering!

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Harry Shearer (Spinal Tap, voice of the Simpsons) donated a signed Simpson’s animation cel.

 

 

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John Doe’s newest record, SIGNED!

 

 

 

 

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This Trump painting by the multi-talented Dan Bern

 

 

 

 

 

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Jane Siberry donated a SIGNED Jane Siberry

 

 

 

 

 

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Loudon Wainwright has signed LPs from his own collection!

 

 

 

 

 


 

People have been fun making new images/logos for the website.  Here are just a few.  I could always use more, so if you want to create one, send it my way at jill@jillsobule.com

 

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Please donate to the My Song is My Weapon PledgeMusic Campaign

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