Posts Tagged ‘protest music’

What’s Going On

February 21, 2021

“What’s Going On,” written by Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, and Renaldo Benson, recorded by Alison Brown and Keb’ Mo’, 2015.

Alison Brown website

Keb’ Mo’ website

More:

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ still relevant and revealing, 50 years on,” Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ is still asking hard questions at 50,” Russell Contreras, Axios

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What’s Going On

February 20, 2021

“What’s Going On,” written by Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, and Renaldo Benson, recorded by Playing for Change, 2014.

Playing for Change website

More:

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ still relevant and revealing, 50 years on,” Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ is still asking hard questions at 50,” Russell Contreras, Axios

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What’s Going On

February 14, 2021

“What’s Going On,” written by Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, and Renaldo Benson, recorded by Jesse Colin Young, 1976.

More:

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ still relevant and revealing, 50 years on,” Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ is still asking hard questions at 50,” Russell Contreras, Axios

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2020

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. This version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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We Can’t Make It Here

January 13, 2019

“We Can’t Make It Here,” written and performed by James McMurtry at KFOG-FM, 2006. He recorded a studio version the preceding year.

James McMurtry website

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2018

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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This Land Is Your Land

July 4, 2017

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,’” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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This Land Is Your Land

July 3, 2016

“This Land Is Your Land,” written by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as interpreted by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings. Listen closely; this version restores the song’s original verses about “great big walls” and urban poverty. It was meant to be a protest song.

More:

“The Story Of Woody Guthrie’s ‘This Land Is Your Land,'” Nick Spitzer, NPR

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Not Your War

May 14, 2016

“Not Your War'” performed by Okean Elzy (Океан Ельзи), written by the Ukrainian band’s lead vocalist Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, protests the proxy wars fought on that country’s soil over the centuries. Mr. Vakarchuk, trained as a theoretical physicist, is currently a Yale World Fellow.

Video Director: Howard Greenhalgh

Related:

“Sending an Entire Country Back to School,” Nick Fouriezos, OZY

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Last Call For Peace

December 27, 2015

“Last Call For Peace,” by Rotary Connection, a 1968 psychedelic Vietnam protest Christmas song. Groovy.

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