Gabriel San Roman
Trumpers Find New Troubadour in Yellow Red Sparks Singer Josh Hansen
Updated: Aug 14, 2020
Unleashed with a fury in these Trump times, the far right likes to position itself as the new counterculture despite relying more on meme magic than music. Through folksy voices like Woody Guthrie, Malvina Reynolds and Buffy Sainte-Marie, protest songs have solidly sided with the left for decades. Josh Hansen of Yellow Red Sparks, one of Orange County’s most beloved indie-folk bands, turns the tunes around in becoming an unlikely Trump troubadour sounding more like Tony Dolan than Bob Dylan these days.
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