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Dave Zirin :
Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

Members of the punk rock collective Pussy Riot were attacked by Cossacks and horsewhipped in the streets of Sochi. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, way back in 2011, there was … finish reading Dave Zirin :
Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

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Ron Jacobs : Bob Dylan’s Biography of American Racism

Bob Dylan visits Rubin “Hurricane” Carter in prison, 1975. Image from Tumblr. Bob Dylan’s biography of American racism “Sometimes I think this whole world / is one big prison yard / Some of us are prisoners / and some of … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Bob Dylan’s Biography of American Racism

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

Searching for Sugar Man: The Sixties surface, again Rodriquez is himself a Sixties survivor. His songs capture the mood of the late 1960s and the early 1970s. They reflect the anger, the aspirations, and the despair of the era. By … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : ‘Searching for Sugar Man’

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Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

Bonnie Raitt. Image from R.C.’s Twin Cities Beat.Bonnie Raitt lights up the world Bonnie has balanced an astonishing musical range with a message and a way of carrying herself that are firmly rooted in her Quaker heritage. By Harvey Wasserman … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

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Thorne Webb Dreyer :
‘Flat-picking rabble-rouser’ David Rovics on Rag Radio

Amy Goodman called David Rovics ‘the musical version of Democracy Now!’   Singer/songwriter David Rovics on Rag Radio, Friday, June 1, 2012. Video produced and edited by Jeff Zavala and filmed by Grace Alfar of ZGraphix at the KOOP studios … finish reading Thorne Webb Dreyer :
‘Flat-picking rabble-rouser’ David Rovics on Rag Radio

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Rag Radio : Singer/Songwriter, Author, and Actor Bobby Bridger

Bobby Bridger performs live on Rag Radio, Friday, November 18, 2011, at the KOOP studios in Austin. Photos by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Singer/Songwriter, Author, Actor, and Artist Bobby Bridgeron Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here: … finish reading Rag Radio : Singer/Songwriter, Author, and Actor Bobby Bridger

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Rag Radio : Singer/Songwriter and Community Activist Charlie Faye

Austin singer/songwriter Charlie Faye with Rag Radio host Thorne Dreyer at the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. Photo by Tracey Schulz / Rag Radio.Singer/songwriter and community activist Charlie Fayeon Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to … finish reading Rag Radio : Singer/Songwriter and Community Activist Charlie Faye

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Rag Radio : Legendary Houston Folksinger Don Sanders

Don Sanders sings in front of the Sam Houston statue at Hermann Park in 70s Houston.Legendary Houston folksinger Don Sanders onRag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here:Don Sanders was a central figure in the early Houston folk scene, … finish reading Rag Radio : Legendary Houston Folksinger Don Sanders

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Rag Radio : Legendary Houston Folksinger Don Sanders

Houston singer/songwriter and storyteller Don Sanders (right) with Rag Radio host Thorne Dreyer at the KOOP studios in Austin.Legendary Houston folksinger Don Sanders onRag Radio with Thorne Dreyer. Listen to it here:Don Sanders was a central figure in the early … finish reading Rag Radio : Legendary Houston Folksinger Don Sanders

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Video / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us to Believe

“You Asked Us to Believe.” Music, lyrics, vocal, producer: Larry Piltz; arrangement, instruments, recording enginer: Lamar Pecorino; post-production graphics and duplication: Channel 3 Video. You Asked Us To Believe “Fear Wins” read the headlineson the papers on the windowsas the … finish reading Video / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us to Believe

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Arlene Goldbard : Remembering Gil Scott-Heron, 1949-2011

Gil Scott-Heron. Image from Electronic Village.The revolution will not be televised:Remembering Gil Scott-Heron By Arlene Goldbard / The Rag Blog / May 29, 2011 Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011) died on Friday, and that is a sad, sad sentence to write. If … finish reading Arlene Goldbard : Remembering Gil Scott-Heron, 1949-2011

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Patricia Vonne Headlines Jan. 23 Rag Blog Benefit Bash

Graphic by James Retherford / Hot Digital Dog Design / The Rag Blog. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Latina rocker Patricia Vonneheadlines Rag Blog benefit at Jovita’s What: Rag Blog BenefitWho: Latina rocker Patricia Vonne and singer-songwriter Gina ChavezWhere: Jovita’s, … finish reading Patricia Vonne Headlines Jan. 23 Rag Blog Benefit Bash

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