One of my favorite rock bands of my past life was the Jefferson Airplane. A major writer for that group was Paul Kenner. He died recently and that leaves me with a hollow feeling. He came out with the album "Blows Against the Empire." Kantner was a not a Marxist or at least he was not known to have such tendencies. But he took the counter-culture seriously and he encompassed the spirit of rebellion and revolution. He was responsible for the launching of the band Jefferson Starship or just Starship, after the Jefferson Airplane broke up.
As with John Lennon I see him as a musician who liked to shake things up. His "Blows Against the Empire" was classics: