This content curation project focuses on the musical responses to the Vietnam War by examining songs by John Lennon, Edwin Starr, Freda Payne, Jimi Hendrix. The author provides a brief overview of the political, military and cultural forces at work in the U.S. to provide context for the protest songs analyzed. The song analysis includes examining lyrics and other performance elements. The author concludes with showing parallels to today’s protest music.
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"Bring the Boys Home,"
Backstage Pass: Vol. 4
, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/backstage-pass/vol4/iss1/8