Thursday, August 14, 2014

Mixtape for Today: Protest Songs for #ferguson

Public Enemy's "Fight the Power"":



Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention's "Trouble Every Day":



Nina Simone's "Mississippi Goddam":



Patti Smith's "People Have the Power":



Rage Against the Machine's "Killing In the Name of":



Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young's "Ohio":



Odetta's "Spiritual Trilogy: Oh, Freedom, Come and Go with Us, I'm On My Way":



Sinead O'Connor's "Black Boys on Mopeds":


 John Lennon's "Working Class Hero":



N.W.A.'s "Fuck Tha Police":



Sublime's "April 29, 1992 (Rodney King Riots)":



Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit":



Morehouse College Glee Club's "We Shall Overcome":