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Neil Young wrote it and sang lead and the lyric is "four dead in Ohio" referencing National Guard killings at Kent State. 

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We Can't Make It Here 

by James McMurtry off of the Childish Things album.

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Holly Near; FIRED UP!

 

Watch her rock this crowd.

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"Your Flag Decal Won't get You into Heaven Any More"  by John Prine  circa 1970 A Vietnam Protest song 

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The eastern world, it is explodin',
Violence flarin', bullets loadin',
You're old enough to kill but not for votin',
You don't believe in war, but what's that gun you're totin',
And even the Jordan river has bodies floatin',
But you tell me over and over and over again my friend,
Ah, you don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

 

Don't you understand, what I'm trying to say?
And can't you feel the fears I'm feeling today?
If the button is pushed, there's no running away,
There'll be no one to save with the world in a grave,
Take a look around you, boy, it's bound to scare you, boy,
And you tell me over and over and over again my friend,
Ah, you don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

 

Yeah, my blood's so mad, feels like coagulatin',
I'm sittin' here, just contemplatin',
I can't twist the truth, it knows no regulation,
Handful of Senators don't pass legislation,
And marches alone can't bring integration,
When human respect is disintegratin',
This whole crazy world is just too frustratin',
And you tell me over and over and over again my friend,
Ah, you don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

 

Think of all the hate there is in Red China!
Then take a look around to Selma, Alabama!
Ah, you may leave here, for four days in space,
But when your return, it's the same old place,
The poundin' of the drums, the pride and disgrace,
You can bury your dead, but don't leave a trace,
Hate your next door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace,
And you tell me over and over and over and over again my friend,
You don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

 

No, no, you don't believe we're on the eve of destruction.

 

Written by P. F. Sloan • Copyright © Universal Music Publishing Group
 
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Protest songs are not a thing of the past. There is still alot to sing about.

 

My sister and I are writing protest songs all the time for our ministry. To view the videos go to www.2americangirls.weebly.com 

 

(Weebly is the server and the website builder.)

 

Our ministry is focused on Earth Welfare.

 

Thanks.

 

Irma

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If I Had A Hammer -- Peter, Paul & Mary

 

Go Tell It On the Mountain -- Peter, Paul & Mary 

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Hey Big Brother     Rare Earth   #19 in 1972

 

He ain't gonna get me!
Are you gonna let him get you??
He'll never get me, he'll never get me, no
Big brother's coming...
No, he'll never get me, no, no, no, no

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Harper Valley PTA for sure!

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Won't Get Fooled Again     The Who   #15 in 1971

 

I know that the hypnotized never lie..........do you?   Yeahhhhhhhhh!

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss!

We won't get fooled again.       Uh, really??

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