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So apparently, this is the definitive list of protest/resistance. Care to add any?

I add atleast for the moment:

Le Tigre - Bang! Bang!

Bruce Springsteen - 41 shots

artists included on the list : Rage Against the Machine, Billy Bragg, Le Tigre, Dylan, etc.
 

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One of my favorites - Civil War from Guns 'N Roses

"What we've got here is failure to

communicate.

Some men you just can't reach...

So, you get what we had here last week,

which is the way he wants it!

Well, he gets it!

N' I don't like it any more than you men."

Look at your young men fighting

Look at your women crying

Look at your young men dying

The way they've always done before

Look at the hate we're breeding

Look at the fear we're feeding

Look at the lives we're leading

The way we've always done before

My hands are tied

The billions shift from side to side

And the wars go on with brainwashed pride

For the love of God and our human rights

And all these things are swept aside

By bloody hands time can't deny

And are washed away by your genocide

And history hides the lies of our civil wars

D'you wear a black armband

When they shot the man

Who said "Peace could last forever"

And in my first memories

They shot Kennedy

I went numb when I learned to see

So I never fell for Vietnam

We got the wall of D.C. to remind us all

That you can't trust freedom

When it's not in your hands

When everybody's fightin'

For their promised land

And

I don't need your civil war

It feeds the rich while it buries the poor

Your power hungry sellin' soldiers

In a human grocery store

Ain't that fresh

I don't need your civil war

Look at the shoes your filling

Look at the blood we're spilling

Look at the world we're killing

The way we've always done before

Look in the doubt we've wallowed

Look at the leaders we've followed

Look at the lies we've swallowed

And I don't want to hear no more

My hands are tied

For all I've seen has changed my mind

But still the wars go on as the years go by

With no love of God or human rights

'Cause all these dreams are swept aside

By bloody hands of the hypnotized

Who carry the cross of homicide

And history bears the scars of our civil wars

"WE PRACTICE SELECTIVE ANNIHILATION OF MAYORS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

FOR EXAMPLE TO CREATE A VACUUM

THEN WE FILL THAT VACUUM

AS POPULAR WAR ADVANCES

PEACE IS CLOSER" **

I don't need your civil war

It feeds the rich while it buries the poor

Your power hungry sellin' soldiers

In a human grocery store

Ain't that fresh

And I don't need your civil war

I don't need your civil war

I don't need your civil war

Your power hungry sellin' soldiers

In a human grocery store

Ain't that fresh

I don't need your civil war

I don't need one more war

I don't need one more war

Whaz so civil 'bout war anyway
 

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I'm Fixin to Die Rag by Country Joe and the Fish

And it's 1 2 3 what are we fightin for

Don't ask me I don't give a damn

Next stop is Viet Nam

And it's 5 6 7 Open up the Pearly Gates

We ain't got time to wonder why

Whoopee!

We're all gonna die.
 

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agree with the Rage against the Machine ... also check out Consolidated (now disbanded) and Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprosy (now disbanded but Franti and Spearhead have taken its place ... Michael Franti was the lead singer for Disposable Heroes)

Consolidated is/was a great band - all white men, progressive, feminist, vegetarian, anti-homophobia, anti-racist, etc ... I wish they were still around!!!!
 

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Originally Posted by IamJen View Post

There's a quite lengthy list at Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_protest_songs
Wow! That's quite an extensive list! Thanks for posting it! I think almost EVERY song my siblings and I heard growing up is in that list!


Although I noticed that two of my favorite songs about work: Donna Summer's She Works Hard for the Money and Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 - weren't included, so I added them.
 
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