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So join in the folk song army!
Guitars are the weapons we bring
To the fight against poverty, war and injustice
Ready, aim, sing!
These words were written by satirist Tom Lehrer about the folk music revival of the 1960s, which brought political activism to popular music thanks to songs like Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind.”
The Dylan classic was part of the set list when Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, two of the folk song army’s last surviving ...