It’s almost as if some bands from the 60’s and 70’s could see into the future with their music and lyrics. On Saturday, May 8th, The Daily Wire posted this headline, “The Who’s Rodger Daltrey: Woke Generation Creating A ‘Miserable World…For Themselves’.”
“The Who” lead singer Roger Daltrey has joined the wave of rock musicians speaking out against woke culture and its effect on society.
Speaking with DJ Zane Lowe on Apple Music, the “Baba O’Riley” singer said that the “woke generation” is creating a “miserable world” for themselves and everyone else.
Daltrey continued saying, “We came out of a war, we came out of a leveled society, completely flattened bomb sites and everything,” Daltrey said. “And we’ve been through socialist governments. We’ve seen the communist system fail in the Soviet Union. I’ve been in those communist countries while they were communist. I’ve seen how ‘wonderful’ — really? — it was.”
Thomas Robb, the National Director of the Knights Party, based in Harrison, Arkansas said, “While I don’t condone the lifestyles of some ‘rock’ musicians, I will say this, some of them could really see what was taking place around them, and what the future consequences would be. Rodger Daltrey, the lead singer of The Who, was one of them. Formed in the UK in 1967, Daltrey sang of the perils of that time, and what it would mean for future generations, not only in the UK, but in America as well. This article mentions The Who song, ‘Baba O’Riley,’ which a lyric from that song states, ‘it’s just a teenage wasteland…they’re all wasted.’ It’s hauntingly fitting in today’s times. The Who had many hits as well that are hauntingly fitting today, that were sang in the 60’s and 70’s as warnings as to what was going on at that time, and what it would cause in the future. While I may not be a fan of rock music, I will give credit where credit is due.”