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In California Drought, Musicians Find Inspiration

Historical movements, wars and disasters around the globe have created signature sounds in music. Think freedom songs like “We Shall Overcome” or even Prince’s “Baltimore.” California is in its fourth year of drought and songs about a drying state are now emerging. From Here & Now’s contributing station Valley Public Radio, Ezra David Romero reports.


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Drought themed music is being created across California. (Ezra David Romero)
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Drought themed music is being created across California. (Ezra David Romero)