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Fifth Listen: Sheep

Lineage 1: Police Brutality and Racial Violence The first song lineage in “Sheep” by Mt Joy is the theme of speaking out against police brutality and the racial injustice in America, and the reflection in the judicial system. These songs… Continue Reading →

Proposal for “Society”

The first time that I heard Eddie Vedder’s cover of Jerry Hannan’s “Society” was on the soundtrack of Into the Wild, and it struck me for a number of reasons, all of which factored heavily into my decision to feature… Continue Reading →

Johnson’s My Mind is For Sale and its Various Genres

After listening to Jack Johnson’s music, one may describe it as mellow, laid-back, chill, and even beach-y or surf-like. Before this project, I had never thought deeply about what genre of music Johnson fell into, mainly because I would usually… Continue Reading →

A Second Look: My Mind is For Sale

As I begin to analyze the deeper political meaning behind Johnson’s “My Mind is For Sale,” it is essential to also consider the time of this song’s release. Johnson released this song in July of 2017, just several months after… Continue Reading →

Jack Johnson’s “My Mind is For Sale”

  For my podcast, I have chosen Jack Johnson’s “My Mind is For Sale.” I am very excited to begin researching this song as I actually don’t know much about it to begin with. I had never heard the song… Continue Reading →

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