LyricFind highlights black activists who appear in lyrics most often

Black activists, icons, and personalities have shown up a lot in the lyrics of popular music over the last seventy years. LyricFind, the Toronto-based provider of licensed lyrics, did some searching which resulted in this graphic for Black History Month.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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