Gothamist, “A History of NYC Protest Songs, From Billie Holiday To Reagan Youth”

Reagan Youth was political from the very beginning, formed by Forest Hills-natives with a vision of “a loud, fast, anarchist, punk rock band that would expose the evils of society,” according to their website. A broad ambition, to be sure, but one that they remained committed to during the ten year period, beginning in 1980, that they were active.

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