The Role of Underground Music in the Arab Spring Uprising

Music and revolutions have a very longstanding history, from the US civil rights movements ‘Freedom Songs’ to the Italian partisans’ ‘Bella Ciao’, revolutionaries throughout history have always rallied around an anthem. In the Middle East and North Africa, this was almost unheard of. Until the events of the Arab Spring uprising.

People demand the removal of the regime. The Arab Spring.

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Ben Broyd

Ben Broyd

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I write about music, amongst other things. Hope you enjoy.