music and politics on radio
Sun Sep 19 13:51:43 EDT 2004
And finally, regarding "Sweet Home Alabama", I am not sure the song is
racist-- it's an answer song to Neil Young's "Southern Man" which accused
Alabamans of being bigoted yahoos who support lynching.
I didn't say it was a racist song, I said a case could be made that it is a racist song and since we're talking about perceptions that's why I used that example. But my point is I disagree with groups, or even individual owners (the few that are left) making music programming decisions on the politics of the artist. Either conservative or liberal.
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