Noteworthy cause

May 3, 1996

If musical accompaniment is an essential element in all decent crusades, possibly the least surprising announcement of the year is that the Campaign for Free Education is planning a CD to raise funds. It is not quite clear what this successor to such campaigns as Rock against Racism and Red Wedge will be called - Rock Against Dearing comes to mind. But is it not also about time people who are for funding reform got into the act?

What price Rock for Contributions incorporating a reprise of Dire Straits' Money for Nothing, Men at Work's tribute to the Australian system, I Come From a Land Down Under, Pete Seeger performing Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt and the CVCP choir in a delicately redrafted version of Bob Dylan's Crash on the Levee?

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