I couldn’t help but post this picture of Morrissey and Jackson Browne together. To top it all off they were both attending a show by Buffy Sainte-Marie. Anyone that has read this blog for awhile knows that all three are favorites of mine. All three are also writers who have a mastery of poetry and politics. They have the ability to look out at the world and describe what is going on with unique insight. They are original voices, first-rate melody writers, and absolutely fearless.
Look at the Facts by Buffy Sainte-Marie:
For America by Jackson Browne (Yes, the production is dated, but what a song!):
Last, but not least, Mountjoy by Morrissey (Mountjoy is a notorious prison in Dublin):