Notable Quotable

November 01, 2006|By CHICAGO TRIBUNE

The goddess of music was at work, and not just for my music. The music these people made, whether it was soldiers at a checkpoint beating on top of a Humvee singing Bob Marley songs or [Iraqi youths] playing heavy metal in a bombed-out basement, helped these people get through incredibly difficult situations."

- MICHAEL FRANTI, musician who traveled to Baghdad, Israel and the Palestinian territories armed with only an acoustic guitar and a video camera, and recorded an album of protest music and a documentary film about his journey

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