Besides the great points you make about Hugh Masekela, you make me ask myself if art and music in particular are less meaningful when no investment is required.

I remember when we used to save our money up to hear music, or wait anxiously by the radio in the hope they’d play our favorite song.

Now, I have Spotify and I can listen to anything, whenever I like. Does that make my choices more or less endowed with meaning?

I don’t know.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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