music playlist for a People’s Art History

Recently the blog – Largehearted Boy – invited me to post for their series “Book Notes” where authors create a song list that inspired or relates in some way to their book. My list included:

Bob Dylan “Masters of War”

Neil Young “Peaceful Valley”

Public Enemy “By the Time I Get to Arizona”

Dead Moon “Johnny Got a Gun”

Black Sabbath “War Pigs”

The Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime

Ai Weiwei  “Dumbass”

Johnny Cash “Apache Tears”

Joe Hill “There is Power in the Union”

Paul Robeson “Joe Hill”

Woody Guthrie “Ludlow Massacre”

Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy “California Über Alles”

Nina Simone “Mississippi Goddamn”

Rodriguez “I Wonder”

CSNY “Ohio”

Bruce Springsteen “Youngstown”

Sam Cooke “A Change is Going to Come”

Check out their blog for my text on why I chose each song.