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notes from the hard road and beyond

Track List – notes from the hard road and beyond

notes from the hard road and beyond brought together a star-studded cast to perform protest songs from throughout the ages. See full track list below.   Which Side Are You On – Lou Bennett with Shane Howard & Paul Dempsey I Was Only Nineteen – John Schumann with Shane Howard I Am Woman -  Joss…

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5 Ways You Can Protest Through Art This Weekend

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It’s not just people with protest banners who are fighting the good fight – To celebrate the upcoming premiere of notes from the hard road and beyond on STUDIO, here are 5 ways you can join in the protest through art this weekend. Outpost – Arts from the Streets | Sydney– Sydney’s new festival of…

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Emmanuel Jal: War Child

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Born into the life of a child soldier in Sudan, Emmanuel Jal survived unbelievable struggles to emerge as a world-acclaimed hip-hop artist, spreading a message of peace and understanding. In this clip, filmed at notes from the hard road and beyond, he performs War Child, his exploration of the life of a child soldier. See…

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Mavis Staples: Freedom Highway

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The closing night concert of Melbourne Festival 2011, notes from the hard road and beyond, brought together some of the world’s finest performers for a night of protest songs. Gospel icon Mavis Staples was joined onstage by members of The Black Arm Band to perform Freedom Highway, a Staples Singers hit that would become an…

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Joss Stone: People Get Ready

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Filmed at notes from the hard road and beyond, Joss Stone applies her soul groove to The Impressions hit, People Get Ready. See more clips of the extraordinary protest songs filmed on the night here, or catch the television premiere on STUDIO on Friday 25 November at 8.30pm.

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Joss Stone and Paul Dempsey: Throw Your Arms Around Me

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In this duet, soul singer Joss Stone and Something for Kate’s Paul Dempsey perform a beautiful rendition of the Hunters and Collectors classic, Throw You Arms Around Me. Filmed live at the closing night concert of Melbourne Festival 2011, notes from the hard road and beyond. Watch more clips including Joss Stone performing People Get…

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