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Re: music and freedom---expressed !!!

And I was hesitant to mention politics. Hope you can loop this speech
somewhere and to music. I want a ticket!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Collin" <sfradia@msn.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: music and freedom

> >From: Per Boysen <per@boysen.se>
> >Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> >To: Loopers <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> >Subject: Re: music and freedom
> >Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 21:10:50 +0100
> >
> >On 03-11-09 19.51,  "Robin Haas" <rob@robinhaas.com> wrote:
> >
> > > http://apnews.myway.com/article/20031109/D7UN3AM00.html
> > >
> > > I certainly realise this is not a political email forum, but I could
> >help
> > > but relate the above short article on someone in Hungry stating that
> >rock
> > > music (and presumably other forms of music) helped bring down
> >(or
> > > repression of thinking from their viewpoint).
> > >
> > > Music has a way of bringing freedom of thought to the listner, by its
> >freedom
> > > of personal expression by the performer. Sub and unconsiously, music
> >appeals
> > > to an individual finding other starting points to what may be their
> > > limited thinking. In this time of a curtailment of freedoms, music 
> >in
> > > important service to perform in helping people to keep the faith in
> >their own
> > > liberated spirit.... Music is a great metaphor for freedom and
> >creativity.
> > > Rock on, loop on, sound on, etc!!!!
> >
> >
> >I was just going to write something like "Yes, definitely - but music 
> >also imprison the listener into the most rigid and sinister form of
> >conservatism"... But then I had a second thought and wasn't so sure any
> >more. I know the feeling by instinct but exactly WHAT is it that makes
> >great
> >music great? I guess it's more about attitude and expression than about
> >musical styles? But one thing I know for sure is that great music always
> >tends to turn out subversive in a political sense.
> >
> >Looking forward to see what others have to say in this thread :-)
> >
> >--
> >Best wishes
> >
> >Per Boysen
> >www.boysen.se
> >Well great music may be subversive, but usually it is the way it's used
> >that is subversive,take Hitler's use of Wagner to give a soundtrack to
> >exploits, or take our own prezBUSH, who like his mentor Hitler(Hitler's
> >rise to power was financially backed by GW Bush's grandfather ,Prescott
> >Bush ,before the US courts seized the business,ironically the profits of
> >the factories backed by Bush and worked to death by Jewish slaves,were
> >given back to Bush at the end of the war,making it easy to support Bush
> >the1st as well as Bush the 2nd's rise to power.Too bad Hitler didn't 
> >son or he might be running for US prez w/Bush support!!)Bush used rock
> >songs to give some semblance of populist support to his
> >Complex financed campaign, before Springsteen complained(they didn't ask
> >him for usage rights). Even manuel noriega was assaulted by heavy metal
> >music by US special forces in an attempt to drive him out of his hiding
> >place, yeah the brains behind the lies of our current political reality
> >be ad agencies,and even if they aren't right wing, born again,nazi 
> >dictators like Bush, they still have BAD taste in music,we can smell it
> >from a distance, I only hope the future slaves of the world can smell it
> >before it's too late!!..RR
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