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Old 18th August 2012
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Originally Posted by yotonic View Post
Where are our young activist folk singers? These are prime times for the kind of political consciousness we saw in the 60s.
I'm sure they're around - but you won't hear much out of them without the strong label system we had in the '60s that gave their music support and promotion.

Indies like Folkways and majors like Columbia and Capitol were instrumental in supporting the music and making sure it got heard.