Sing a Song of Protest

Season 6
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As an up-and-coming young blues singer in the 1950s, Barbara Dane faced a choice: fame and fortune, or her principles. She left the mainstream music industry and became a revolutionary music producer—literally. Spurred by an international gathering of protest singers in Fidel Castro’s Cuba, Dane created a record label that published the sounds of social change around the world, and inspired generations of protest music to come.



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