Saturday, July 13, 2013

Uncensored Buffy Sainte-Marie sings 'My Country Tis of Thy People You're Dying'

 
Video: Buffy Sainte-Marie performing "My Country Tis of Thy People You're Dying" on Pete Seeger's Rainbow Quest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FKKX-H3NMNI#at=62Watch Video  

Also see: The Blacklisting of Buffy Sainte Marie

How the US Presidents and the media drove Buffy Sainte Marie out of the music business in the US

"Buffy's record company was shipping out boxes of her records, which were in demand, to distributors. However, somewhere along the way, those boxes were disappeared.

"The Johnson White House has created a blacklist of performers whose music 'deserved to be suppressed' -- it included Buffy, Eartha Kitt, and Taj Mahal," Buffy's biography 'It's My Way,' reveals. Their convictions, and lyrics, were encouraging citizen protest.

Read more:
http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-blacklisting-of-buffy-sainte-marie.html

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