Category Archives: Green Tunes / Protest Songs

(Nov. 11, 2018): Bill Carrothers – I Didn’t Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier – Armistice Day

From the 2004 double CD, Armistice 1918.  Obviating the need to remember sacrifice by teaching peace and resisting war is the best homage that can be paid to the fallen. The incessant celebration of war and the military is the greatest … Continue reading

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(November 6, 2017): LaBelle – Won’t Get Fooled Again

From the 1972 album, “Moon Shadow”.  Patti LeBelle’s stirring cover of Pete Townshend’s anthem from her sophomore LP. Fitting for mid-term election day in the United States. Get out and vote to put a check on President Trump’s moral and … Continue reading

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(November 5, 2018): The Beatles – Revolution

From the b-side of one of the greatest 7″ singles of all time, Hey Jude / Revolution (Apple Records – 2276). The more forceful version of Revolution 9 off the White Album. Get out and vote on Tuesday to ensure … Continue reading

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(November 4, 2018): Carol King – One Small Voice

From the 2017 MP3x1File single, One Small Voice. Carole King put this up on Youtube in early 2017. It is comprised of half the town of Stanley, Idaho (pop. 63), who came out in a snowstorm to march in peace … Continue reading

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(November 3, 2018): Billy Bragg – The Times Are Are A-Changing Back

From the 2017 youtube video seemingly posted by Bragg on January 23.  Bragg writes, “I wrote these lyrics within half an hour of seeing Donald Trump’s inaugural speech last Friday evening and played it in Salisbury that night. With apologies … Continue reading

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(November 2, 2018): Chicano Batman – This Land Is Your Land

From the 2017 MP3x1File single, This Land Is Your Land.  A bilingual take on Woody Guthries anthem – Esta tierra es para ti y para mi!  Get out and vote to check President Trump.

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(November 1, 2018): Barbara Streisand – Don’t Lie To Me

From the 2018 album Walls. A typical heavily orchestrated Streisand outing, but with politcal pop. From the Billboard interview: I’ve written many articles about this… this person… who has no manners, insults everybody, makes fun of disabled people. I don’t … Continue reading

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