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":