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  1. Vietnam War Protest Music

  2. “Fortunate Son” - CCR Some folks are born made to wave the flag, Ooh, they're red, white and blue. And when the band plays "Hail to the chief", Ooh, they point the cannon at you, Lord, It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no senator's son, son. It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, no, Yeah! Some folks are born silver spoon in hand, Lord, don't they help themselves, oh. But when the taxman comes to the door, Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yes, It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no millionaire's son, no. It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, no. Some folks inherit star spangled eyes, Ooh, they send you down to war, Lord, And when you ask them, "How much should we give?“ Ooh, they only answer More! more! more! yoh, It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no military son, son. It ain't me, it ain't me; I ain't no fortunate one, one. It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate one, no no no, It ain't me, it ain't me, I ain't no fortunate son, no no no,

  3. “War” – Edwin Starr War-huh-yeah what is it good for?absolutely nothing Say it again War-I despise ‘cos it means destruction of innocent lives War means tears to thousands of mothers eyes when their sons go off to fight and lose their lives I said War-huh It ain't nothing but a heartbreak War Friend only to the undertaker It's an enemy of all mankind the thought of war blows my mind War has caused unrest within the younger generation Induction then destruction, who wants to die? It ain't nothing but a heartbreaker War-it got one friend that's the undertaker War has shattered many young men's dreams Made him disabled, bitter, and mean Life is much too short and precious to spend fighting wars these days War can't give life, it can only take it away It ain't nothing but a heartbreaker War-friend only to the undertaker We've got no place for it today They say we must fight to keep our freedom But Lord knows there's just got to be a better way War War-Good God, yall Give it to me, yeah What is it good for?

  4. “For What It’s Worth”- Buffalo Springfield There's something happening here What it is ain't exactly clear There's a man with a gun over there Telling me I got to beware I think it's time we stop, children, what's that sound everybody look what's going down There's battle lines being drawn Nobody's right if everybody's wrong Young people speaking their minds Getting so much resistance from behind I think it's time we stop, hey, what's that sound everybody look what's going down What a field-day for the heat A thousand people in the street Singing songs and carrying signs Mostly say, hooray for our side It's time we stop, hey, what's that sound everybody look what's going down Paranoia strikes deep Into your life it will creep It starts when you're always afraid You step out of line, the man come and take you away We better stop, hey, what's that sound Everybody look what's going down Stop, hey, what's that sound everybody look what's going down Stop, now, what's that sound everybody look what's going down Stop, children, what's that sound everybody look what's going down

  5. “What’s Going On?”-Marvin Gaye Mother, mother, there's too many of you crying Brother, brother, brother, there's far too many of you dying You know we've got to find a way To bring some lovin' here today, hey Father, father, we don't need to escalate War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate You know we've got to find a way To bring some lovin' here today Picket lines and picket signs Don't punish me with brutality Talk to me, so you can see Oh what's going on, what's going on Yeah, what's going on, ah, what's going on Ahhh.... Mother, mother, everybody thinks we're wrong Ah but who are they to judge us Simply 'cos our hair is long Ah you know we've got to find a way To bring some understanding here today Picket lines and picket signs Don't punish me with brutality Talk to me, so you can see What's going on, yeah what's going on Tell me what's going on, I'll tell you what's going on

  6. “Abraham, Martin, and John”-Dion Has anybody here seen my old friend Abraham? Can you tell me where he's gone? He freed a lot of people but it seems the good die young I just looked around and he's gone. Has anybody here seen my old friend Martin? Can you tell me where he's gone? He freed a lot of people but it seems the good die young I just looked around and he's gone. Has anybody here seen my old friend John? Can you tell me where he's gone? He freed a lot of people but it seems the good die young I just looked around and he's gone. Didn't you love the things they stood for? Didn't they try to find some good in you and me? And we'll be free someday soon It's gonna be one day Has anybody here seen my old friend Bobby? Can you tell me where he's gone? I thought I saw him walking up o'er the hill With Abraham, Martin and John.

  7. “Ohio”-Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Tin soldiers and Nixon's comin'. We're finally on our own. This summer I hear the drummin'. Four dead in Ohio. Gotta get down to it. Soldiers are gunning us down. Should have been done long ago. What if you knew her and Found her dead on the ground? How can you run when you know? Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na. Gotta get down to it. Soldiers are cutting us down. Should have been done long ago. What if you knew her and Found her dead on the ground? How can you run when you know? Tin soldiers and Nixon's comin'. We're finally on our own. This summer I hear the drummin'. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio. Four dead in Ohio.