to be broadcast 16 April 2011
An examination of the politics behind two American songs written nearly forty years apart: Bob Dylan's 'The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', and one of Ani DiFranco's more controversial songs, 'Self Evident', written in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the USA.The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Bob Dylan's biographer Howard Sounes casts new light on the 1963 song, 'The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll', Dylan's account of the killing of a black hotel worker. The song is part of both the history of folk music...Self Evident
When Ani DiFranco supported Bob Dylan for his 2003 tour of Australia, the Sydney audience booed and heckled her when she performed her protest song, 'Self Evident'. 'Self Evident' washttp://www.abc.net.au/rn/intothemusic/s ... 182795.htm
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“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725
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