For as long as he could remember, Jordan Page had dreamed of becoming a rock star, but the harder he strummed and the louder he sang his music, the more distant his goal seemed.
Then the Annapolis resident had the dream.
One night four years ago, he woke up suddenly, the lyrics to a new song pouring forth in his mind. He scribbled them down while strumming his guitar: I heard voices that claimed to be moral and righteous/Whose lies and deceit were all dark and contagious/I heard talk of a country that valued its freedom/ But when I protested I was arrested and beaten.
Before long he had completed "The Pendulum," a political screed he has been...