Today’s theme was all about protest and empowerment regarding the social issues that have rattled our country, and have been brought to the forefront within the last 4 years.

We can always do better as a nation, and these songs exemplify that to a tee:

  • “Shame On You” – Indigo Girls
  • “Put A Woman In Charge” – Keb’ Mo’ feat. Rosanne Cash
  • “Vote ‘Em Out” – Willie Nelson
  • “Talkin’ Bout A Revolution” – Tracy Chapman
  • “Beds Are Burning” – Amanda Palmer & Missy Higgins
  • “Begging For Change” (E)Tiger/Wolf* feat. King Marino
  • “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)” – K’naan feat. Residente, Snow Tha Product, and Riz MC
  • “The Guillotine” (E) – The Coup
  • “Satori” – Family Mansion
  • “March March” – The Chicks
  • “Ain’t No Power” – ADDverse Effects*
  • “Rise Up” – The Cornersmiths
  • “The New OK” – Drive-By Truckers
  • “Nobody Gets Hurt” (Live) – The Resentments
  • “Starve The King” – Tall Dark Whimsy*
  • “We The People” (E) – A Tribe Called Quest
  • “If It Were Up To Me” – Cheryl Wheeler
  • “A Beautiful Noise” – Alicia Keys & Brandi Carlile
  • “Land of the Free” – The Killers
  • “Liberation” – Adebisi*
  • “Woman” – NAO feat. Lianne La Havas
  • “Freeze Tag” – Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder & Kamasi Washington 
  • “Lockdown” (E) – Anderson .Paak
  • “Nitty Gritty” – Luvjonez*
  • “Gost” – Folkslinger*
  • “Speak Out” – Rising Appalachia feat. Ani DiFranco
  • “Don’t (Just) Vote” – Cass McCombs, Angel Olsen, Bob Weir & Noam Chomsky
  • “We Americans” – The Avett Brothers
  • “For What It’s Worth” – Billy Porter

*Denotes local artist

(E) = Explicit

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