Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town — Kenny Rogers

No Words, No Song
7 min readJun 11, 2022
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There’s no genre of songs I enjoy more than protest songs. And there’s no sub-genre I enjoy more than protest songs that don’t sound like protest songs.

I mean, I love angry young men and women bashing away at a guitar and singing about all the wrongs in the world they’d like to right as much as the next person. I enjoy their passion and respect the channelling of their voice…

No Words, No Song

Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.