David Rovics

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Aberdeen
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Rabble-rousing folk song from David Rovics.

David Rovics was born in New York City, and as a guitar-slinging singer/songwriter now based in Portland, Oregan, has toured in over two dozen countries, including at mass protests throughout North America and Europe. 

In addition to his musical involvement with the anticapitalist movement, labor, environmental and antiwar movements internationally, he has shared the stage on a number of occasions with Tom Morello, founder of Rage Against the Machine, who also recorded a lead guitar track on David’s 2012 album, Meanwhile In Afghanistan.

He has also shared the stage with Billy Bragg, Chumbawamba, Joan Baez, and Pete Seeger, and has toured extensively with Attila the Stockbroker, Robb Johnson, Anne Feeney, Tracey Curtis and Alistair Hulett.


'If the great Phil Ochs were to rise from the dead today, he would probably be hailed as the new David Rovics'. -- Andy Kershaw, BBC


'Absolutely brilliant. David Rovics says exactly what needs to be said'. -- Ian McMillan, BBC


'I’m a big fan.' -- Tom Morello, Rage Against the Machine


'Listen to David Rovics.' -- Pete Seeger

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