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Serj Tankian & Shirley Manson – “The Hunger”

January 1, 2012


In honor of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, we’ll be shining the spotlight on musicians who have contributed to the fight for political freedom throughout the world. We are haunted by this song ‘The Hunger’, which was composed by System of a Down founder Serj Tankian with words by Steve Sater (“Spring Awakening”) for the rock […]

Human Rights Day – Streaming Premiere of “Chimes of Freedom”

December 10, 2011


Amnesty International celebrates Human Rights Day with the streaming premiere of Chimes of Freedom, Featuring 76 Newly Recorded Bob Dylan Songs by Over 80 Artists. Individuals who “Like” Amnesty International USA on Facebook  ( will be able to stream the entire collection for a 24-hour period beginning Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m. EST/8 a.m. PST. Also on […]

Musicians salute Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary

November 23, 2011


Chimes of Freedom – 75 Newly Recorded Bob Dylan Songs by Over 80 Artists Scheduled for January 24 Release — Salutes Amnesty International’s 50th Anniversary and Life-Saving Human Rights Work The Collection Features Songs By * Adele * The Airborne Toxic Event * Joan Baez * Natasha Bedingfield * Jackson Browne * Cage the Elephant […]

Lady Gaga is Little Kids Rock’s “Big Man of the Year”

October 24, 2011


“We’re the only country in the world that thinks art is a luxury. It’s not a luxury. Art is a necessity of life.” – Steve Van Zandt Little Kids Rock recognized Lady Gaga with its “Big Man of the Year” award – named for its first recipient, the late Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street […] charity – Little Kids Rock ignites a love of music

September 9, 2011


By June Kinoshita, Chief Strategy Officer Little Kids Rock is the subject of this terrific Opinionator post in yesterday’s New York Times. I can totally relate to the message here. I spent years enduring classical violin lessons until a new teacher introduced me to the Bach partitas, and I realized it wasn’t the violin I […]

Run Run Run support Wells Bring Hope through

August 4, 2011

1 artists Run Run Run are supporting Wells Bring Hope, an organization that is committed to drilling wells to bring safe water and good sanitation to rural villages in Niger, West Africa–saving lives with safe water. Safe water does so much more than prevent disease. It liberates women and children from hours of backbreaking daily labor […]

Charity update: Little Kids Rock joins

July 28, 2011


We are thrilled to welcome Little Kids Rock, an awesome organization that raises funding to purchase musical instruments and music lessons for children in public schools. In pursuit of its mission to give every child the “right to rock”, Little Kids Rock has partnered with musicians such as Slash, Joe Satriani, John Lee Hooker and Monte Pittman. “Playing music […]