Never heard of the guy, but I love this type of music, very nostalgic.
When I have a need to kick up my emotions a notch I go back to great W.Wysocky
He compares life to sleigh pulled by galloping horses who don't react to his persuasion of any kind to slow down.
(press the arrow to play under title Konie Narwiste)
Here is another of my favorite protest songs. Here W. Wysocki is compering life in CCCP to submarine where he is suffocating, shouting SOS, but people of free world can't hear or just ignore him.