Larry Kirwan of the Protest Rock Band Black47_on Backstage
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On BackStage: Teri Perticone interviews Larry Kirwan of the Irish/American protest rock band Black 47
Black 47 has the hit songs Downtown Baghdad Blues, Stars and Stripes, Sadr City, The Ballad of Cindy Sheehan, Fire of Freedom, James Connolly, Bankers and Gangsters, Wedding Reel, One Starry Night and Long Lost Tapes of Hendrix now playing on No Lies Radio. Teri talks to Larry about his inspiration behind writing the songs, how the band became involved in protesting the war in Iraq, their annual bus trips to Ireland with their fans and what it’s like being in a protest band playing the Manhattan pub scene.
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