Paisley courts controversy with 'Accidental Racist' song
Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013 12:00 am
LOS ANGELES — One sobering aspect of the heated debate on TV, radio, the Internet, Twitter, YouTube and elsewhere over Brad Paisley's song “Accidental Racist” from his new “Wheelhouse” album is that in 2013 it's still controversial to address a social issue in a pop (or, in this case, country) song.
Anyone remember a little number called “The Times They Are A-Changin'”? Apparently not.
Copyright ©2014 Omaha World-Herald. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, displayed or redistributed for any purpose without permission from the Omaha World-Herald.
To purchase rights to republish this article, please contact The World-Herald Store.
Monday, April 15, 2013 12:00 am.