Marco Principia

Marco Principia

Born in Rome, his beloved city. Graduated with honors in Political Science and International Relations at Università degli Studi "Roma Tre". Expert of current affairs and United Nations. Recently attended a course in Humanitarian Emergency at INTERSOS. Currently employed at CIES - ONLUS in the Coordination and Organization Office for Interpreting and Translation Service for Territorial Commissions for the Recognition of International Protection. Huge fan of A.S. Roma.
  • Patti Smith

    People have the power – Patti Smith

    People have the power, is probably one of the most famous and powerful protest songs of all time. It was written by Patti Smith and her late husband, Fred “Sonic” Smith, and released as a lead single from the 1988’s album Dream of Life. Notably, we could say that...
  • The sound of resistance under Trump

    Since the announcement of Donald Trump’s candidature, the music panorama has produced an unprecedented wave of protest songs in the US. What makes this wave really different from past ones (e.g. Civil Rights movement, Vietnam War, Bush administration etc.) is its extreme variety. Artists from every background and genre have...
  • Men carry the coffin of Jim Crow through the streets to protest racial discrimination in 1944. Credits: Corbis

    Jim Crow and the blues

    “Come listen all you galls and boys, I’m going to sing a little song, My name is Jim Crow. Weel about and turn about and do jis so, Eb’ry time I weel about I jump Jim Crow.” “Jim Crow”, or “Jump Jim Crow“, is a fictional blackface character brought...
  • Marilyn Manson Source: Pinterest - "The Beautiful People"

    The Beautiful People – Marilyn Manson

    “The Beautiful People” is a song by American rock band Marilyn Manson. It was released as the lead single from the band’s second studio album, Antichrist Superstar, in September 1996. The song was written by frontman Marilyn Manson and bass player Twiggy Ramirez and was produced by Trent Reznor, Dave Ogilvie...
  • Animals album cover

    Sheep | Animals – Pink Floyd

    Today is the third and last episode of our Sounds from the Bucket series dedicated to Animals. Loosely based on George Orwell‘s political fable Animal Farm, the album’s lyrics describe various classes in society as different kinds of animals: the combative dogs, despotic ruthless pigs, and the “mindless and unquestioning herd” of...
  • Animals album cover

    Pigs (Three Different Ones) | Animals – Pink Floyd

    Today is the second episode of our Sounds from the Bucket series dedicated to Animals. Loosely based on George Orwell‘s political fable Animal Farm, the album’s lyrics describe various classes in society as different kinds of animals: the combative dogs, despotic ruthless pigs, and the “mindless and unquestioning herd” of sheep....
  • Animals album cover

    Dogs | Animals – Pink Floyd

    Animals is the tenth studio album by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 23 January 1977. It is a concept album that provides a scathing critique of the social-political conditions of late-70s Britain, and presents a marked change in musical style from their earlier work. Loosely based on George...
  • Johnny Cash - Credits: rollingstones.com

    As Long as the Grass Shall Grow – Johnny Cash

    As Long as the Grass Shall Grow is a song by Johnny Cash, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time. It is the opening track of  the 1964 Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian album,  a concept album focusing...
  • Frank Zappa

    I’m the Slime – Frank Zappa

    I’m the Slime is a 1973 single by Frank Zappa and The Mothers from the album Over-Nite Sensation. For the recording of this song (and most of the Over-Nite Sensation), Zappa used Ike Turner‘s Bolic Studios in L.A. By virtue of this arrangement, Turner offered up the use of the...
  • Father and Son – Cat Stevens

    Father and Son is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam, after his conversion to Islam in 1977) on his 1970 album Tea for the Tillerman. As the title suggests, the song frames an exchange between a father not understanding a...
  • ©Orlando von Einsiedel for Virunga 2014 Source: https://kindleproject.org/virunga/

    We Will Not Go – J. Ralph feat. Salif Keita, Youssou N’Dour & Fally Ipupa (Virunga OST)

    We Will Not Go is a song by American composer, producer, singer, songwriter and social activist Josh Ralph, known professionally as J. Ralph. It was written and composed for the 2014 British documentary film Virunga, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. The documentary focuses on the conservation work of rangers within Virunga National Park, and...
  • Barry McGuire. Photo By: Getty Images/Sparrow

    Eve of Destruction – Barry McGuire

    Eve of Destruction is a protest song written by P. F. Sloan in mid-1964. Several artists have recorded it, including The Turtles who recorded it at first in their first album It Ain’t Me Babe earlier in 1965 but released it as a single only in 1970. The most famous recording was by Barry McGuire....
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