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Politics & Religion vs Sugar & Lennon

Posted on September 12, 2014
Music for the most part has become a staple in social expression and also often
a type of "glue" that holds us together emotionally. We make music because we love creating. I write lyrics that compliment the feeling of the music, its rhythm, its spirit...

I am often tempted to use our songs and shows as a type of pulpit. A kind of soapbox to get up on and let loose speaking out on issues of politics, religion or other related social malfeasance. Looking back at times in History when music became commentary on issues was a great time. I believe it still is. You can win fans or lose them. And I would love to win you all. But just like music, opinions are subjective and more than likely met with the views of you and others with prejudice.

As an early fan of the late great songwriter and musician John Lennon, I now see that John Lennon really didn't know much about the principle of Love and its inherent attributes to overcome the hate, anger and madness of the times he lived in and even [...]
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My response in the comments section of a current blog (Aug/2010) on "NET NEUTRALITY FOR MUSICIANS" written and hosted by Moses Avalon was one solution based on a hypothesis, as to controlling content on the internet, its delivery, user freedoms and P2P liabilities by shifting "the powers that be" to another *benevolent* party who have the intentions to uphold the intellectual property rights of their clients while running a business of investment and monetary growth in their relative markets.
(article at: The Future of Music: Moses Supposes; August 2010)
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