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A surge of protest songs have popped up since Trump announced his presidential campaign. Here are the best ones. Image via The Current). Unsurprisingly, there has been a resurgence of protest songs since Donald Trump started running for office. His offensiveness has spurred countless artists to speak out, even if their music was never political to begin with. The following songs are just a handful of the best examples of anti-Trump anthems. Her protest song, Americans, is the closing track on her latest album Dirty Computer, which was released on April 27. The beat is fun and uptempo, yet Monáe’s lyrics are anything but. She lambastes the conservative American dream before going into her own version, one where marginalized people are accepted for who they are and are allowed on the same playing field.

It was released on Surrey Records in 1965. Recorded on a limited budget, the album did not receive much attention at the time of its release; however, over time it has become treasured for its resemblance to the arrangements found in Love's album Forever Changes.

The best protest songs. 3 June 2019, 08:08 Updated: 4 June 2019, 16:36. A giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby floats above anti-Trump demonstrators in Parliament Square, June 2019. Picture: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images. These are the greatest songs about debate, protest, struggle and fighting the power: from John Lennon to Green Day. Green Day - American Idiot (2004). President Donald Trump, 2018. Picture: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP/PA photowire service. The title track of The Boss’s seventh album was famous for being adopted as an anthem by the US President Ronald Reagan, who was then on the campaign trail for a second term in office. Springsteen was outraged - his song was about how the state had neglected Vietnam war veterans. Marvin Gaye - What's Goin' On (1971).

In the context of the visual album, the black-and-white clip that accompanies the track was followed by the interlude-like "Forward," in which the mothers of slain black men Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown are seen holding pictures of their sons, whose deaths launched the Black Lives Matter movement. In the powerful video, various images from over the years of injustices towards black people - including the haunting video recorded by Philando Castile's girlfriend after his shooting - are cut together alongside Jesse Williams' powerful BET Awards speech about cultural appropriation, which soundtracks the final moments of the clip.

The 20 Best Protest Songs of 2017: Critics' Picks. 12/26/2017 by Allison Stubblebine, Caitlin Kelley. But then New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s keynote speech at the Republican National Convention plays at the beginning of the music video, and the song's rallying cry against broken promises seems to zero in on the current administration. 11. CNG, Not My President". In a visual that eventually went viral, rapper CNG flies the Mexican flag proudly while walking down the street with his crew, chanting the jam's addictive hook, From the Wild Wild West/ Where they screaming ‘F-- Donald Trump. Miguel sheds light on immigration detention centers.

Not all proto-protest songs and singers would invoke such power, and yet the directness of the message became something of a blueprint. Born in Oklahoma in 1912, Woody Guthrie was named after Democrat (and future President) Woodrow Wilson. Woody’s father, Charley, was himself supposedly involved in a lynching, that of Laura Nelson and her son LD the year before Woody’s birth, and he encouraged his son to follow his anti-socialist leanings. These songs were collected on his first (and most successful) album, Dust Bowl Ballads, which was released in 1940. The album included ‘Tom Joad’, a song based on John Steinbeck’s dust bowl novel The Grapes Of Wrath.

Our guide to the best protest songs including folk tunes, soul sing-alongs, reggae jams, rock anthems and more. Let these protest songs by Billie Holiday, Bob Marley, Bruce Springsteen and more give voice to your dissent. Photograph: Shutterstock. By Tolly Wright Posted: Tuesday March 6 2018. Recorded in 1964 for the album of the same name, The Times They Are a-Changin reflects Dylan’s own worldview as a folk activist. Instead of promoting a specific cause, Dylan instead asks the powers that be to embrace the youth movement working toward a more just world.


1 Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild
2 The Mamas & The Papas Monday Monday
3 The Lovin' Spoonful Summer In The City
4 Melanie Lay Down
5 Barry McGuire Eve Of Destruction
6 Eric Burdon We Got To Get Out Of This Place
7 The Troggs Wild Thing
8 Steppenwolf Magic Carpet Ride
9 Box Tops The Letter
10 The Mamas & The Papas Creeque Alley


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Various - Songs Of The Protest Era FLAC album
Songs Of The Protest Era
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