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Top 10 Protest Songs from the 1960s

People have sung protest songs throughout human history. Wherever people are oppressed or united in a common struggle, someone will voice strong feelings in song. The 1960s came to be known as the dec

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Cold War: Vietnam War Protest Song Analysis Activity

Vietnam War Protest Song Analysis Activity Students will be able to understand the reasons and types of protests during the Vietnam War by analyzing protest songs. First, students will read aloud information about the Opposition to the war and answer essential questions.

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The well known Vietnam war protest song Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Pictures are Iraq/Vietnam war and protest pictures.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Protest songs: posing or inspiring?

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

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Vietnam War, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place ... "We Gotta Get out of This Place", occasionally written "We've Gotta Get out of This Place", is a rock song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded as a 1965 hit single by The Animals. It has become an iconic song of its type and was immensely popular among United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War.

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from The Wall Street Journal

Nobel Prize for Literature: Dylan’s Back Pages

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14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Fortunate Son" - Creedence Clearwater Revival

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