Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Protest Songs: How sick will they get? asks Alan Smith

Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 24 September 1965

SING A SONG of protest — and you, too, could find yourself there in the charts. Suddenly a whole flood of these let's-put-the-world-right numbers has descended on the ears of the record-buying public. Some of them don't even want to put the world right — they just tell us things are in a heck of a mess, and that's that.

Total word count of piece: 853

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.