Despite efforts by Clear Channel to make sure no anti-war music is played on their air waves, some good Protest music has become available. Here are some new tracks, along with some of my favorites from the Viet Nam era.
"He's the universal soldier, And he really is the blame But his orders comes from far away no more.
They come from him. And you and me. Oh, brothers can?t you see. This is not the way we put an end to war."
Universal Solder mp3 file
"19 miles to Baghdad, they fall and we're called to tie a yellow ribbon around something,
something good has begun. Tie a yellow ribbon around something. What have we become?"
19 Miles to Baghdad mp3 file
"Soldier, Soldier did you lose a limb? To fight a war based on a rich man's whim?
Where are all your benefits? Did they fund the tax cuts for the rich? What's happening here? "
A broad look at the many factors that seem to keep us tied up in an endless war.
Focuses on many problems circa 2004, in part neglected, due to our diversionary War.
"Red was the color of his blood flowing thin, pallid white was the color of his lifeless skin, blue was the color of the morning sky he saw looking up from the ground where he died, it was the last thing ever seen by him".
Dedicated to our "Fortunate Sons" in the White House, Dick Cheney and George W. Bush
In honor of the four fallen students at Kent State University, 4 May 1970.
"He blesses the boys as they stand in line. The smell of gun grease and their bayonets they shine. He's there to help them all that he can. To make them feel wanted he's a good holy man."
"There's something happening here. What it is ain't exactly clear. There's a man with a gun over there, telling me I have to beware."
"Nobody's right if everybody's wrong."
"A time for peace, I swear it's not too late."
Performed New Year's Even 1969 with "Band of Gypsies".
"I want to dedicate this one to all the soldiers fighting in Chicago, Milwaukee and New York, and oh yeh, all the soldiers fighting in Viet Nam."