Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon have been very active in trying to persuade New York governor Andrew Cuomo to not allow fracking in the state of New York.
In this video for the song Don’t Frack My Mother, they both appear along with a large group of other actors, musicians and other artists interspersed with statistics about fracking and its dangers.
More information on the effort can be found at artsistsagainstfracking.com. Other veteran artists who are part of the cause include the Beastie Boys, Bill Frisell, Bonnie Raitt, David Byrne, David Crosby, David Geffen, Donald Fagan, Flea, Graham Nash, Greg Rolie, Jackson Browne, Joe Walsh, Julian Lennon, Kim Gordon, Lee Renaldo, Mike Watt, Paul McCartney (and wife Nancy Shevell), Natalie Merchant, the Patti Smith Group, Richard Page, Ringo Starr, Roberta Flack, Warren Haynes, Steve Lukather, Steven Tyler, the B-52’s, the Flaming Lips, Thurston Moore, Todd Rundgren, Tom Waits and Yo La Tengo.
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