protest songs

PROFITS IN WAR from Bob Crain – LIVE

PROFITS IN WAR - LYRICS Don’t you see it folks its all just a ruse    every other day a scary story in the news They trot another consultant to prophesise on the clues they’re talking up theory the threat [...]

PROFITS IN WAR from Bob Crain – LIVE 2018-11-25T16:03:58+00:00

INDIAN LESSONS

I generally stay away from politics on my music blog page but ... hearing and reading about how Native American's are being denied the opportunity to vote in North Dakota due to the lack of fixed residential addresses on [...]

INDIAN LESSONS 2018-11-05T23:03:10+00:00

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On

Gee there is a whole bunch of hate going on in the world at the moment. So many people seem to be hating on each other for all kinds of reasons ... not that anyone actually did anything to [...]

WHOLE Lotta Hate Going On 2018-10-28T04:36:07+00:00

REAGANOMICS … the Song, the Theory

Not so long ago I was thumbing through some old lyrics that I wrote in the 70's and 80's when I lived in Hawaii and I stumbled on one called Reaganomics. I had a look at it and thought [...]

REAGANOMICS … the Song, the Theory 2018-08-26T03:41:40+00:00

FM Radio … the times the music

FM Radio ... the Times the Music Below is an excerpt from the book – THE HAIGHT –ASHBURY A HISTORY by Charles Perry – Charles Perry is a long time writer and correspondent who began writing for Rolling [...]

FM Radio … the times the music 2018-08-04T23:37:50+00:00

Who Will March For Sargun Ragi?

It's hard sometimes when circumstances demand that a song be written about a subject that is detestable in every sense ... and why they get delivered to me that is a mystery but unavoidable sometimes. The writing and playing of [...]

Who Will March For Sargun Ragi? 2018-08-01T10:55:55+00:00

Art Delivering A Message

From the song The Music Led The Way on my first solo CD THE HIPPIES WERE RIGHT comes the line “We didn’t know we were at the dawn of time on the threshold of a dream we were [...]

Art Delivering A Message 2018-07-26T10:06:11+00:00

Fossil Fuels from Bob Crain – LIVE

Here is FOSSIL FUELS - TRACK 2 - a track from  Bob Crain - LIVE ... put to a little video. With the price of the product that moves our ride going up and up I thought this was an [...]

Fossil Fuels from Bob Crain – LIVE 2018-07-22T03:55:44+00:00

Genre’ … what is it?

I have for many years had a problem with the concept of Genre’, am I a Folk Songwriter, a Rock Songwriter, a Roots, Country, Indie, Blues Writer or something else, a Hybrid maybe? Back in the 60’s and 70’s [...]

Genre’ … what is it? 2018-07-20T07:47:50+00:00

Songwriting 101 by Bob Crain

Here's a little essay I wrote about songwriting some time ago but it still holds true today ... it was published on the US Music website Middle Tennessee Music You can get a taste of my songwriting on my Reverbnation [...]

Songwriting 101 by Bob Crain 2018-11-15T00:50:00+00:00