Marvin Gaye “What’s going on” was release in 1971 by subsidiary label of Motown records, while the events of Vietnam was going on, and the few decades of the civil rights movement, music like Marvin Gaye, and many others music artist describe din the last few blogs post shows that many people, were aware of many of the things that were going on, and wanted to share there feelings and opinions through there music. This allowed there fans to take a moment to really think about what was going on in the world.
The All Star tribute shows that much have not really change as far as some of the lyrics are concern, this collaboration was done right after Sept 11 2001 even though they contributed the precedes to the Red Cross to help with the cure of Aids.. So War is still an issue in both era. I guess a difference is that the world has issues, but people trty to use music as a way of spreading a message, hoping people can hear and may make people better.