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AdLib On September - 7 - 2013


With The House’s vote coming up next week to either authorize or reject Pres. Obama’s resolution to launch a military attack on Syria, this week’s music thread is about war. So dust off your favorite anti-war protest songs, songs about fighting and being angry and songs protesting about any important issue.

War – Edwin Starr

Eve of Destruction – Barry McGruire

For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield

Worldwide Suicide – Pearl Jam

Give Peace a Chance – John Lennon

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. AlphaBitch says:

    Steve Earle, another Texan (now in TN) who can tell a story better than anyone. Jerusalem. Do yourself a favor, and listen to the whole 10 minutes:

  2. Vietnam War Footage-Music Video-Run Through The Jungle

  3. Beatlex says:


    Tug of War-Paul McCartney

  4. Ball Of Confusion: That’s What the World Is Today

  5. Black Sabbath -- War Pigs

  6. Masters of War -- Bob Dylan

  7. AlphaBitch says:

    By Bruce Robison, a long tall Texas man who is one of the greatest songwriters I know and who performs with his wife, Kelly Willis. This song is performed by the Dixie Chicks, sung by the only really talented chick, Ms. Natalie “Big Mouth” (you go, girl) Maines:

    Travelin’ Soldier

  8. The Doors -- Peace Frog/Blue Sunday

  9. Hey Ad, thanks again for taking the thread. I have a few moments to post a few tunes, but I don’t want to spend my visit too much on the computer. That wouldn’t be a very good visit.


  10. AdLib says:

    Peace Train -- Cat Stevens

  11. AdLib says:

    Ohio -- Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

  12. AdLib says:

    What the World Needs Now -- Jackie Deshannon

  13. Nirek says:

    Ad, you already put up Buffalo Springfield , thanks.
    I carry the lyrics to this song in my wallet. I don’t ever want to forget these words.
    Thanks so much for a great thread!

  14. Nirek says:

    Ad, there are so many good songs protesting WAR.
    Where have all the flowers gone?

  15. Nirek says:

    Donovan ; The universal soldier.

  16. Nirek says:

    Country Joe and the song that I live by; “1234 what are we fighting for? Don’t ask me, I don’t give a damn, next stop is Vietnam”

  17. Nirek says:

    How about this for apropos ? Manfred Mann

  18. Nirek says:

    Thanks Ad!
    Barry Mcguire had it right. the lyrics say it all. I’ll find some others in a few mins.

  19. AdLib says:

    Unknown Soldier -- The Doors

  20. AdLib says:

    Search and Destroy -- Iggy and the Stooges

  21. AdLib says:

    Lucky Man -- Emerson, Lake and Palmer

  22. AdLib says:

    Dogs of War -- Pink Floyd

  23. AdLib says:

    Brothers in Arms -- Dire Straits

  24. AdLib says:

    Fight -- Rolling Stones

  25. AdLib says:

    Fortunate Son -- Creedence Clearwater Revival

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