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Leadership Skills

The connection between music to social-economics, or particularly political expression in song, has been seen in many cultures. Although music influences political movements and rituals, it is not clear how or to what extent general audiences relate to music on a political level. Songs can be used to portray a specific political message. It is often difficult to predict how audiences will respond to political music, in terms of aural or even visual cues.

Making a statement with song: songs reflecting the social, economic, and political climate in American history. In this week’s discussion – you are to find a song that sends a specific socio-economic or political message, attach a link and the lyrics to the song, and write a short paragraph of what you believe the hidden message is. Have some fun with this: