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protest music in America...

By Jennie Josephson

A playlist for the Make Me Smart podcast with Kai Ryssdal & Molly Wood featuring songs from the pod, from my youth & from a syllabus created by Professor Daphne Brooks for a Yale University class, “We the People”: Protest Music in America & the Black Freedom Struggle." Contains songs marked Explicit

418 songs

  1. 1.
    3:000:30
  2. 2.
    The Farmer Is the Man (Who Feeds Us All)Pete SeegerFolk Songs for Young People
    1:100:30
  3. 3.
    Summertime / Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless ChildMahalia JacksonBless This House
    6:430:30
  4. 4.
    Glory (From the Motion Picture Selma)Common , John LegendGlory (From the Motion Picture Selma)
    4:320:30
  5. 5.
    3:140:30
  6. 6.
    Lift Every Voice and SingSouthern SonsWhen They Ring Them Golden Bells
    2:380:30
  7. 7.
    5:350:30
  8. 8.
    The Midnight Special (feat. Sweet Honey In The Rock)Sweet Honey In The RockA Tribute - Live! Jazz at Lincoln Center
    4:000:30
  9. 9.
    2:190:30
  10. 10.
    3:010:30
  11. 11.
    3:000:30
  12. 12.
    Dark As A DungeonThe WeaversTogether Again
    3:480:30
  13. 13.
    4:270:30
  14. 14.
    3:520:30
  15. 15.
    7:110:30
  16. 16.
    Ultralight BeamKanye WestThe Life Of Pablo
    5:200:30
  17. 17.
    Voice of My Beautiful Country Suite: V. Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing/Star-Spangled BannerRene MarieVoice of My Beautiful Country
    2:380:30
  18. 18.
    2:370:30
  19. 19.
    2:110:30
  20. 20.
    Okie From MuskogeeMerle HaggardOkie From Muskogee
    2:400:30
  21. 21.
    3:430:30
  22. 22.
    Freedom Suite [a.k.a. Civil Rights Medley]: Oh Freedom, Come and Go with Me to That Land, I'm On My Way to Freedom Land, Glory Glory Hallel (feat. Sweet Honey In The Rock)Sweet Honey In The RockA Tribute - Live! Jazz at Lincoln Center
    6:510:30
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    3:220:30
  24. 24.
    You May Bury Me in the EastThe Fisk Jubilee SingersFisk Jubilee Singers
    3:110:30
  25. 25.
    Young Woman's BluesBessie SmithThe Collection
    3:080:30
  26. 26.
    2:140:30
  27. 27.
    3:070:30
  28. 28.
    (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and BlueLouis ArmstrongRalph Ellison: Living With Music
    3:070:30
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    3:070:30
  30. 30.
    We Shall Not Be MovedMavis StaplesWe'll Never Turn Back
    4:310:30

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