The Red Woodstock - Politics and Pop Music in East Germany Part 3

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John Paul Kleiner and Dr Ed Larkey return to Radio GDR/The East Germany Podcast for part 3 in our series on East German Pop Music. In 1971, East German leader Ulbricht is out and is replaced by Erich Honecker Our experts discuss how music listening in East Germany evolved and changed in the 1970s including The Red Woodstock Festival of Political Song. Ed Larkey attended the festival and shares his observations with us. Includes clips of some of the music tracks mentioned. Check show notes for the full Spotify playlist.

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