Songs of the Unsung Heroes
by Michele Roger
In writing a music column for this issue, I wondered what real-life heroes listen to for inspiration. After all, it’s one thing to combat one virus for a few months until a vaccine arrives. It’s quite another to combat several mutations of it while wondering if the vaccines produced will be effective, being short-staffed, lacking PPE, and acknowledging the fight as we surpass the one-year mark. What kind of music, if any, keeps them going? I put that exact question out there and here is what I discovered.
saying that in researching and gathering comments or interviews for this article, I have been
awed by the humility of nearly everyone with whom I’ve spoken. The irony is that most frontline workers…
Read more in our Summer 2021 issue on Superheroes.