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Freedom Highway: Songs that Shaped a Century (2001)

A journey through the great political songs of time using a combination of contemporary and archive footage and featuring performances and interviews with political singers and activists alike.

Director:

Philip King
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Cast

Credited cast:
Paul Robeson ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bono ... Himself
Billy Bragg ... Himself
Karan Casey Karan Casey ... Herself
Elvis Costello ... Himself
Ani Difranco Ani Difranco ... Herself
Woody Guthrie Woody Guthrie ... Himself (archive footage)
Emmylou Harris ... Herself
Víctor Jara ... Himself (archive footage)
Yungchen Lhamo Yungchen Lhamo ... Herself
Hugh Masekela ... Himself
Brownie McGhee Brownie McGhee ... Himself
Willie Nelson ... Himself
Louis Perez ... Himself
Paul Robeson Jr. Paul Robeson Jr. ... Himself
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A journey through the great political songs of time using a combination of contemporary and archive footage and featuring performances and interviews with political singers and activists alike.

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protest song | See All (1) »

Genres:

Documentary | Music

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2001 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Freedom Highway See more »

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1 hour version was first screened on Irish television on Oct 25 2001. See more »

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