what are some of the best protest songs?

this isn't for some school project(i'm 14)..........i like listening to anti-war songs. some of my favorite songs are by john lennon, bob dylan, joan baez, byrds, donovan, i already know the more popular ones. my favorites are by bob dylan i LOVE with god on our side.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    say it loud, i'm black and i'm proud - james brown

    a change is gonna come - sam cooke

    waist deep in the big muddy - pete seeger

    fortunate son - ccr

    it better end soon - chicago

    lowdown - chicago

    mercy mercy me - marvin gaye

    hurricane - bob dylan

    i am woman - helen reddy

    you haven't done nothin - stevie wonder

    chicago - graham nash

    let's impeach the president - neil young

    universal soldier - buffy sainte marie

    bring em home - pete seeger

    people have the power - patti smith

    power to the people - john lennon

    lyndon johnson told the nation - tom paxton

    don't call me ****** whitey - sly andthe family stone

    the world is a ghetto - war

    livin just enough for the city - stevie wonder

    indan reservation - the raiders

    i feel like i'm fixin to die rag - country joe and the fish

    he was a friend of mine - the byrds

    military madness - graham nash

    gimme shelter - rolling stones

    we can change the world - graham nash

    run through the jungle - ccr

    morning dew - grateful dead

    unknown soldier - doors

    bring the boys home - freda payne

    ball of confusion - temptations

    the writing on the wall - three dog night

    family of man - three dog night

    drafted again - frank zappa

    black and white - three dog night

    white man black man - james gang

    chained - three dog night

    freedom for the stallion - three dog night

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  • Jessie
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Outside of the ones you already have, but still in that singer-songwriter vein:


    Children's Crusade-Sting


    Another Day-Sting

    Peace Train-Cat Stevens

    Waiting On The World To Change-John Mayer

    Goodnight Saigon-Billy Joel

    Where Have all the Flowers Gone-Pete Seeger

    War-Edwin Star

    What's Going On-Marvin Gaye

    Eve Of Destruction- Barry McGuire

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  • 1 decade ago

    Tracy Chapman Talking about a revolution.

    Foo Fighters The Pretender

    R.E.M. Its the end of the world as we know it.

    Beatles Revolution

    Dylan Masters of War

    Bob Marley War

    Guns and Roses Civil War

    U2 Mothers of the disappeared

    U2 Pride

    I like everyone elses choices, too. You have a good list.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    john mayer-waiting on the world to change

    Bob Dylan-time they are a changin

    Pink Floyd-Bring the boys back home

    John Lennon-Give peace a chance

    Metallica-Dispossable Heroes

    John Lennon-Imagine

    Steve Miller Band-Never Kill Another Man

    Avenged Sevenfold-MIA

    War-Edwin Starr

    Where is the love- Black eyed peas

    Civil war- Guns N Roses(personal favorite)

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  • 1 decade ago

    Eve Of Destruction/Barry McGuire

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  • 1 decade ago

    anything Rage Against The Machine

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  • yeah bob dylan is pure legend!

    what about Black Eyed Peas - Where is the Love? - one of my personal favourites!

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  • All you need is love. Give peace a Chance. Imagine

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  • 1 decade ago

    neil young - 4 dead in ohio

    its a protest song of sorts

    or you could just go with edwin starr


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    ive always prefered this version by DOA


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