Wind of Change

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Wind of Change

Postby Masato » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:16 pm

Sent from our old friend greenseed

Haven't listened yet but I trust his judgement

https://crooked.com/podcast-series/wind-of-change/

It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall has just come down. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. A heavy metal band from West Germany, the Scorpions, releases a power ballad, “Wind of Change.” The song becomes the soundtrack to the peaceful revolution sweeping Europe — and one of the biggest rock singles ever. According to some fans, it’s the song that ended the Cold War.

Decades later, New Yorker writer Patrick Radden Keefe hears a rumor from a source: the Scorpions didn’t actually write “Wind of Change.” The CIA did.

This is Patrick’s journey to find the truth. Among former operatives and leather-clad rockers, from Moscow to Kiev to a GI Joe convention in Ohio, it’s a story about spies doing the unthinkable, about propaganda hidden in pop music, and a maze of government secrets. “Wind of Change.” An offbeat eight part investigation

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Postby Canuckster » Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:36 pm

It's pretty much confirmed imo that the govt uses popular music for societal control
People say they all want the truth, but when they are confronted with a truth that disagrees with them, they balk at it as if it were an unwanted zombie apocalypse come to destroy civilization.

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Postby Luigi » Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:49 am

Very cool concept. Were you guys at the Toronto Scorpions concert from a few years ago? It was at the Molson Amphitheatre and I went with my friends and we got rained on hard before we got under the roof but it was still a good show. Of course there were some Trailer Park Boys references.
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Postby Edge Guerrero » Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:29 am

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Postby Edge Guerrero » Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:29 am

- How is Greenseed doing?
- I rent this space for advertising

Don't be selfish, preserve this world for the next generations.

I'll never long for what might have been
Regret won't waste my life again
I won't look back I'll fight to remain

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Postby Edge Guerrero » Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:32 am

- I rent this space for advertising

Don't be selfish, preserve this world for the next generations.

I'll never long for what might have been
Regret won't waste my life again
I won't look back I'll fight to remain


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