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The Cost of Freedom: The Rascals' Struggle for Change

The Cost of Freedom: The Rascals' Struggle for Change

Joseph Sciorra (January 8, 2008)
Photo courtesy of Joe Russo/
"Good Lovin'" (1966), The Young Rascals

"In 1967-68, The Rascals were on top of the pop charts. So they decided to use their power to take a stand on Civil Rights. That’s when the problems started."


"Pop Matters" contributor Tony Sclafani chronicles the Civil Rights activism of the 1960s "blue-eyed soul" group The Young Rascals, made up of mostly Italian-Americans from the New York City area, and their struggle to have intergrated shows and audiences.

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