Kōrero: Arts and social engagement

'French letter' (4 o 4)

The New Zealand reggae group Herbs released the song 'French letter' in 1982 in protest against French nuclear testing in the South Pacific. It became a popular hit and a protest anthem. When France briefly resumed testing in 1995, the band re-released the track. This clip shows the group performing the new version.

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Ben Schrader, 'Arts and social engagement - Criticising society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/45291/french-letter (accessed 29 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014