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Political songs

It is not the first time we listen to songs that relate to the issues we’re dealing with in the class. Some of them are quite old, some are recent, some joyous, some sad and melancholic, some idealistic and visionary,while others are realistic and raw. No matter the tone, they are always the mirror of certain time and place.

Listen to the one below and comment on its meaning:

As you probably know the song is called “Russians” and it refers to a very specific time in history, but is it outdated? Or can we related it to present time as well?

Can you add other examples of political songs you know?


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