Eric Clapton and Van Morrison may not be the first two names one thinks of when musing over the idea of the perfect protest song, but when you realise that the song is an anti-lockdown track, things start to make sense. Van Morrison, an outspoken anti-lockdown speaker, has recruited the former Cream man for a new song ‘Stand and Deliver’.
Morrison has been a loud anti-lockdown campaigner during the British COVID-19 restrictions. With live music suffering at the hands of the restrictions, Morrison has been campaigning against the lockdown with the release of songs including ‘Born to Be Free’ and ‘No More Lockdown’ and now he and Clapton have a new one.
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