Free Speech * De Gedachten zijn Vrij: Sometime in New York City * Mon.06, Tue. 07 & Wed. 08 July [2015-26]
NEW: John Lennon: Sometime in New York City ** AND ALSO: Hair * Tonite, Let’s All Make Love in London * Marshall McLuhan *
MONDAYS 16:00 > 20:00 hrs CET ; TUESDAYS 16:00 > 20:00 hrs CET; WEDESDAYS 12:00 > 16:00 hrs CET
John Lennon: Sometime in New York City (1972)
The political Beatle supported a wide variety of causes, such as the underground press and the peace movement in general, but also revolutionary forces like the IRA or Black Panther. After a number of highly committed and immensely popular stand-alone songs (e.g. ‘Give Peace A Chance’), John Lennon eventually released a collection of committed songs as the double LP ‘Sometime in New York City’ (1972), tackling progressive topics such as oppression (‘Woman is the Nigger of the World’), but also drawing our attention to the struggle of particular people by paying tribute to American activists who had been jailed – Angela Davis because her communist ideas were seen as threatening and poet-activist John Sinclair of the White Panther Party who got ten years for the possession of… two joints.… Read more...