December 18, 2008

"Jonathan Jackson" by Chris Iijima, Nobuko Miyamoto & Charlie Chin (SONG Blog)

growing up listening to my mom's "a grain of sand" LP i always played the same 3 songs and "jonathan jackson" was not one of them. it wasn't until i got schooled on the black panther party, george jackson and his brother jonathan that i realized the meaning behind the song. during her interview for the film, nobuko explained how "jonathan jackson" was created: Listen to the entire song here:

1 comment:

dream team said...

i just named dropped Jonathan Jackson in my song "Revolutionary Pinoy" just LAST week. pretty nutty! you can take a listen at the CounterParts Crew blog!