Archive for “disability”

On this page the following entries were made in the “disability” category.

Sex, Drugs, & Rock 'n' roll

Posted February 16th, 2009 by Anthony

Here’s some good news from the UK disability arts newsletter, ETC. (To subscribe, To my mind Ian Dury’s “Spasticus Autisticus” should be the disability community’s rockin’ anthem. If this movie is successful it should help bring the disabled Dury back into public consciousness. Here’s the news: Sex & Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll 104 […]

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Wheelchairs as symbols

Posted October 18th, 2007 by Anthony

A friend and colleague has his antenna out for disability-related songs since we talked about our music explorations. (He’s fascinated by the use of anthems — both contemporary and historical — and how they connect.) He pointed me to an Alt-Country song, “We Can’t Make It Here Any More” by James McMurtry and a video […]

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Whew! Disability masquerade

Posted September 5th, 2007 by Anthony

It’s something. I was checking out the Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 CD compiled by Lenny Kaye. The CD pulls together bands that are just pre-psychedelic and are often called garage bands. It’s was influential in the punk era and beyond. Anyway, the Elastic Band has a song on the CD, […]

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