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Re: PROTEST & REBELLION SONGS.."get it off your chest"

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@MaVolta wrote:

One of my favorites, it still brings tears when I hear it . . .

 

One Tin Soldier - from 1969 - The Original Caste

 

Omg   the movie  Billie Jack 

A part-Indian Vietnam veteran (Tom Laughlin) kicks around bigots who pick on his girlfriend's (Delores Taylor) so-called freedom school. wikipedia.org

 


Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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Society's Child     Janis Ian

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World  Wide  Rebel  Songs   ==   Tom  Morello

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One of my favorites, it still brings tears when I hear it . . .

 

One Tin Soldier - from 1969 - The Original Caste

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War   ==   Edwin  Starr

 

WAR!!   HUH!   Good  God  Y'all

What  is  it  good  for!

Absolutely  Nothing!!

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For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield

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I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die-Rag   ==   Country  Joe &  The  Fish

 

Well  it's  one-two-three

What  are  we  fightin'  for

Don't  ask  me  I  don't  give  a  **bleep**

I'm  goin'  off  to  Vietnam!

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My all time favorite is 

 

 

The Battle Hymn of the Republic

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Raise A Little Hell     Trooper   from 1978

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PROTEST & REBELLION SONGS.."get it off your chest"

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The only stipulation here is that the song should be commentary,  controversial, expressing a rebellious, protesting "frame of mind"; generally, or speciffically, about society, culture, economics, wealth, poverty, politics, war, peace, relationships, etc, etc, etc.

 

How about some songs which, when you heard them, you thought, "Yeh, those lyrics tell it like it is!" or maybe you were offended by the controversial lyrics.

 

Your song selection may be from any time period in history and about any topic you choose, old songs and new songs.

 

Please be free to post protest & rebellion songs which either you agreed with or which "honked" you off.

 

Here is an opportunity to "Get it off your chest!" Go ahead and briefly include memorable lyrics of the song if you like [ if you remember :-) ]

 

To begin.....here's a protest song:     Subterranean Homesick Blues     Bob Dylan

 

 

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