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AdLib On October - 8 - 2011

This is a periodic theme for our music thread but this week’s edition goes out to the Occupy Wall Street protesters and movement. Songs about protest, fighting back, youth and change are all welcome in this tribute to people making a difference and taking action to stop the powerful and wealthy in their tracks.

I’ve Had Enough – The Who

We’re Not Gonna Take It – Twisted Sister

Rockin’ in the Free World – Neil Young

I Won’t Back Down – Tom Petty

Revolution – The Beatles

Your turn!

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Written by AdLib

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  1. The weekend is past us now, but I”ve been thinking of a great American hero lately and here is one of his favorite songs;

    And this is a song that keeps him in loving memory’

    I’m talking about the late, great Hunter Thompson.

  2. Quicksilver Messenger Service--What About Me;

  3. Dave Mason--Shouldn’t Have Took More Than You Gave;

  4. jjgravitas says:

    L7 -- Wargasm

    My favorite anti-war song. “Wave your flags high in the air / As long as long as it takes place over there.” (Warninng: the lyrics are appropriately explicit.)

  5. AdLib says:

    Rock and Roll High School -- The Ramones

  6. AdLib says:

    Another Brick in the Wall -- Pink Floyd

  7. escribacat says:

    The Clash — Know Your Rights

  8. foodchain says:

    Eric Burden. We’ve got to get out of this place. Sitting in a car on the way to work……

  9. ADONAI says:

    N.W.A. -- Fuck Tha Police

    System Of A Down -- Fuck The System


    Pennywise -- Fuck Authority



  10. jjgravitas says:

    The Who -- Silas Stingy

    Is Silas one of the greedy 1%, or is he just an old guy clinging to what he has left because he’s run out of options?

  11. zenith1959 says:

    Not quite your traditional protest song, but I think it qualifies. When I was a teen in the mid 70’s, I played this almost every day, Black Sabbath “War Pigs”, this is live, it’s fun to see young Ozzy make up some lyrics as he goes along

  12. zenith1959 says:

    How about a little anarchy(in the UK)?

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