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The new Son Volt record, Electro Melodier, is the best collection of protest songs and political songwriting in so many years that a precise qualifier is nearly impossible to offer. It is far easier to leave it at “in recent memory.” In 2019, the rock and roll/alternative country band released Union, a sonic blast of rage emanating More

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