Music Show #54 – 7/7/2017 – History in Song

A variety of songs inspired by historic events.

Song #1 Oh, Jerusalem – A song about the “City of Peace.”

Song #2 “Remembering You” – Remembering three historic leaders: Jesus, Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Song #3 “Sad Day at Wounded Knee” – A song about the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee.

Song #4 “No Excuses” – Things in American history that we know we could have done better and then striving to be more aware of any injustices in the present.

Song #5 “Thanks to the Folks” – A thank you song for all of the folks who led the way in the struggle for social justice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGN8v5SqgHc&list=PLOyRYerTUWm01EyFXwjCXqQiseHfEAHdk&index=2

Song #6 “God Bless Us All” – A song in response to 9/11 that attempts to console us at a time of great loss, fear and anger.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd6hGXgRUJM&index=2&list=PL3B2C81B27208BD0D

Song #7 “When Georgie Goes Marchin’ Home” – A review of the GW Bush administration’s misdventures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6daf5fxoLtI&t=13s&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=1

Song #8 “If There’s a Will, There is a Way” – If we can find the will, we can find solutions for many of societies’ problems.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmM_6243HNE&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=17

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