Songs That Shaped The Vietnam War, And The History Of The Electric Guitar (R)

Mar 7, 2017

Marvin Gaye's 1971 hit 'What's Going On' was largely inspired from his brother's experiences in The Vietnam War.
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The Vietnam War didn't end silently, it went out to the loud riffs of rock n' roll. Revisit the songs that shaped the 1960s and '70s, and captured the moods of soldiers overseas and civilians at home. We also find out how the electric guitar became the international symbol of freedom, danger and rebellion. This week's Statehouse Blend Missouri features Democratic State Rep. Greg Razer, of Kansas City, who's asking for more transparency in the state's budget.