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An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times. I think that is true of painters, sculptors, poets, musicians. How can you be an artist and not reflect the times? That to me is the definition of an artist.

Nina Simone

Dylan Goes Electric
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 15 December 2015 19:16

Dylan Goes Electric

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50 years after Dylan went electric, controversy still rages about Bob Dylan's politics. Steve Johnson reviews the debates. On 25th July 1965 Bob Dylan went on stage at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. It was not his first time at the festival. In 1963 he was greeted as…
Billy Bragg on tour 2015
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 10 December 2015 23:20

Socialism of the Heart: an interview with Billy Bragg

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 How did the last tour go, did you enjoy it? You had to put on extra dates, what were the audiences like? Do you think you're tapping into a new radical mood among young people, the same mood that got Corbyn elected? The tour's just finished, it was great. I…
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