Foreword Reviews

Music is Power

Popular Songs, Social Justice, and the Will to Change

2019 INDIES Winner
Honorable Mention, Performing Arts & Music (Adult Nonfiction)

Popular music has long been a powerful force for social change. Protest songs have served as anthems regarding war, racism, sexism, ecological destruction and so many other crucial issues. "Music Is Power" tells fascinating stories about the origins and the impact of dozens of world-changing songs, while revealing political context and the personal challenges of legendary artists from Bob Dylan to Bob Marley.