“We live in a political world
Love don’t have any place
We’re living in times where men commit crimes
And crime don’t have a face”
Did Bob forsee faceless BP crimes twenty years ago?
I poked around at RollingStone.com today, surprised to find it suddenly relevant again with the Gen. McChrystal story. RS has always had good (if liberal-leaning) political hard news, especially when William Greider is the reporter.
But as is my habit, I got distracted by all the music stuff.
On the other hand, some of the photos and stories I encountered reminded me that the line between music and politics is getting thin again, thanks in no small part to the 60s and 70s-era fogies who lend their support to good messages and causes: hunger prevention, immigration policy, animal anti-cruelty, Third World debt relief, and peace.
Here’s a few more photos to solidify my point. While Lady Gaga got booted from the hated Yankees’ locker room last week for drunken obscenity, these old Masters have moved on to less idiotic pursuits.