‘Now That the Buffalo’s Gone’ uses the near-extinction of buffalos as a metaphor for the confiscation of Native American lands.
What if the make-up of the Supreme Court were different? Jimi Hendrix has a song for that.
Although written about the Cold War, “Russians” reminds us that despite political and ideological differences, people have much in common.
Nearly 75 years after a chartered plane carrying the 28 migrants crashed, another chartered plane carrying migrants is in the news.
Why choose a 23-second Beatle song that wasn’t even listed of Abbey Road when the record was released?
Not only does Donna Summer’s 1983 hit single tell the story of a hard-working blue-collar woman; it was inspired by a real-life encounter.
Songs about money are a likely place to look for a Sharp Notes Monday selection about student loan forgiveness. We settled on Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Money Changes Everything.’
‘You Don’t Own Me’ is about a romantic relationship, but the lyrics could just easily apply to a modern-day woman such as Rep. Liz Cheney.
Dylan’s ‘Even the president of the United States must stand naked” line rings true in 2022.
As we move through the 21st century decade that was supposed to be a sequel to the Roaring Twenties, it is interesting to contrast the expectations with the reality.