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AdLib On January - 14 - 2012

This Monday we celebrate the life of a most amazing and transformative man, Martin Luther King, Jr, so this weekend’s theme is a tribute to this great man and the profound difference he made in our nation…and for that matter, the world.

Songs about freedom, justice, respect, protest or whatever best expresses your thoughts about the man, what he fought for or his legacy.

Pride (In the Name of Love) – U2

Power to the People – John Lennon

I Have a Dream – Common and Will I Am

We Shall Overcome – Bruce Springsteen

Freedom – Jimi Hendrix

Categories: Music Thread

Written by AdLib

My motto is, "It is better to have blogged and lost hours of your day, than never to have blogged at all."

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  1. Phil Ochs--Freedom Riders;


  2. Jenuwin says:



    Eddie Vedder performs My City in Ruins

  3. Cassandra Wilson--Redemption Song;


  4. Tracy Chapman--Fast Car;


  5. Sly and the Family Stone--Everyday People;


  6. Sam Cooke--A Change Is Going To Come;


  7. LFer says:

    Moodswings -- Spiritual High (Parts 1, 2, and 3)
    Parts 2 and 3 are the best. That’s Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders in Part 2 and the good doctor himself in Part 3.

    Part 1


    Part 2


    Part 3


  8. Kalima says:

    Randy Crawford -- Everything Must Change


    • PatsyT says:

      Wow that is a find! Thank you dear Kalima!

      • Kalima says:

        Hi Patsy, I see you are still busy doing your good work.

        We have seen her in concert 3 times here in Tokyo, she is really tremendous, not very tall, but her voice carries to every corner of the hall. I simply adore her.

        Take care.

        • PatsyT says:

          Oooo Lucky You!
          I have loved her for years


          • Kalima says:

            Great Patsy, thanks. Brings back happy memories of me whizzing around Tokyo on my bike with my Walkman on full blast. Oh happy days! 😀

            She has a remix version of this song on her album with Joe Sample, never tire of listening to her voice.

            One of my all-time favourites, tonight especially for you. :)


  9. escribacat says:

    Bob Marley -- One Love


  10. escribacat says:

    UB40 — One in Ten


  11. escribacat says:

    96 Degrees in the Shade — Third World


  12. Neil Young -- Southern Man


  13. PatsyT says:

    Whitney Houston & Cece Winans -- “Bridge Over Troubled Water”


  14. PatsyT says:

    “Come Sunday” (Live)- Mahalia Jackson


    “Keep Your Hand On The Plow” (Live)- Mahalia Jackson


    Trouble of the World -- Mahalia Jackson



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