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Blowin’ in the wind: How to write a good protest song

Published on: February 5, 2017 | Last Updated: February 5, 2017 8:17 PM EST

You can’t go to any major city these days without tripping over a crowd of people waving placards that say unflattering things about Donald Trump.

That’s why Gil’s Hootenanny thought the time was right to run a singalong writing workshop to teach would-be protest songwriters about the power of song. Led by Jamie Anderson, the workshop delved into what makes a good protest song and where to find inspiration, and then jumped into group songwriting.

Continue reading at the Ottawa Citizen website…