Aaron Keck

The Music in My Head – 8/18/17

  8/18/17: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club “Complicated Situation”  I’ve been thinking a lot about protest music this week. Gosh, no idea why. This isn’t something people always notice, but the best protest songs always tend to be very non-specific. Protest songs that address something in particular – I don’t know, maybe they tend to sound preachy? But the really great ones, the enduring ones, they’re not about a specific event or a specific person – they all seem to be protesting Things In General. Bob Dylan got it. Has any song ever been vaguer than “Blowin’ in the Wind”?...

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