JAN 23, 2012 – Musician activist Ani DiFranco just released a new album, "Which Side Are You On?", and when asked in a NY Times interview who she admires among the people playing protest songs these days she said, "Pete Seeger for one…I had received two things in the mail from him, not only ideas for “Which Side Are You On?” and how we could do it but other new protest songs that he’s been working on. Beautiful songs. Amazing new vibrant sentiments from this man who is endlessly engaged. ” And when asked if she is bothered there is not much protest music these days she responded, “Hopefully that tide will be turning. There certainly is a reinvigorated energy in our society. ”
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