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7 Rock Songs Exploited for Commerce and Conservatism

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7 Rock Songs Exploited for Commerce and Conservatism

When political songs are used to hawk goods and right-wing agendas, the song can get ruined by association.
Since the U.S. government doesn’t support artists like most first-world countries, musicians are increasingly filling their duckets with cross-promo deals from companies. While outside-the-mainstream artists and the towers of commerce have historically had a tenuous relationship, in the choked-income era of the mp3–where it’s increasingly difficult for even prominent groups to make a living off recorded music–more and more musicians have been letting marketers use their tunes for a check.

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