1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything

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An immersive, deep-dive rich with archival footage and interviews, “1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything,” will show how the musical icons of the time were influenced by the changing tides of history; and, in turn, how they used their music to inspire hope, change and the culture around them. The docuseries will examine the most iconic artists and songs that we still listen to 50 years later, including The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Joni Mitchell, Lou Reed and more.

I'm both excited to watch this, and worried that watching it might suck up too much of my time!

In addition to that: It seems to be another example of how nowadays people are very often looking to the past for hope and inspiration, rather than looking to the future. The late Mark Fisher talks about this often.

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