The Sun Is Burning – Luke Kelly (Ian Campbell Song)

This haunting song was composed and written by Scottish folk singer, Ian Campbell,¬†and first released in 1963 but made famous by Simon and Garfunkel, who included it on their first album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., one year later. It tells of the horrors of a nuclear blast and was written at a time when the […]

Gil Scott-Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Originally posted on Rebel Voice:
This iconic song should be played regularly in our fractured world. Yet it can be heard only sporadically. Is that because the capitalist-owned radio stations don’t enjoy hearing a death-knell sounded for their corporate, blood-soaked culture? Just a thought, and one of many that Rebel Voice tends to suffer from.…

Revolution – Fiach Moriarty (Irish Folk)

Here’s a timely ballad from a relative unknown, and up and coming star, of the Irish folk scene. If you like this, you can say that you heard this fine performer here first. If you don’t like it, then tell others that you heard it on the BBC… (ya gotta like his name if nothing […]

Punk Artwork – When Music Mattered

This is a brief selection of artwork from the covers of various punk music albums. It can be seen that bands felt the need to comment upon social issues of the day. Strong feelings were expressed through the artwork found on album covers. Sadly, in our modern age of advancing technology, there is less scope […]

Sex Pistols – Silly Thing [Punk]

The Sex Pistols were one of the most influential bands of all time. They lived fast and hard and died young (the band that is, most of the members are still alive, although bassist, Sid Vicious, met a bad end). Here is one of their most popular songs to help liven your day. If you […]