Wednesday April 1, 2020

First person: John Sinclair

John Sinclair, 70, poet and activist.

26th May, 2012
John Sinclair: 'We were trying to figure out what was wrong with society and what we could do about that through music.' Photo: Tony O'Shea

John Sinclair, 70, poet and activist


I got involved with politics when rock 'n' roll took off. I was 13. I found the music came from black people. That's when I found out about the oppression, the segregation, the discrimination - and that this was what made their music so exciting.

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