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Songs about Historical Events
September 12, 2008
Blog
Column
Writer: Maddy Costa

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Alexander the Great

Iron Maiden

Abahachi

2

A League of Notions

Al Stewart

BeltwayBandit

3

Fotheringay

Fairport Convention

DeeSawdeley

4

Jenin

Gilad Atzmon

Abahachi

5

Makeshift Patriot

Sage Francis

Japanther

6

Talking Cuban Crisis

Phil Ochs

jasonaparkes

7

99 Luftballoons

Nena

saneshane

8

Whitey on the Moon

Gil Scott Heron

steenbeck

9

For What It's Worth

Buffalo Springfield

CaroleBristol

10

Independence Cha Cha

Joseph Kabasele & African Jazz

ejaydee

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

April 14th Part 1

Gillian Welch

webcorewebcore

2

Di Great Insohreckshan

Linton Kwesi Johnson

May1366

3

Buffalo Soldiers

Bob Marley

sailinshoes

4

Forward March

Derrick Morgan

Fuel

5

Alabama

John Coltrane

May1366

6

Ghosts of Cable Street

The Men They Couldn't Hang

Poissondavril

7

Long Shot Kick de Bucket

The Pioneers

May1366

8

Preguntas Por Puerto Montt

Victor Jara

MackerLag

9

L'Abri d'Al-Amiriyya

Naseer Shamma

sacco

10

Let's Clean Up the Ghetto

Philadelphia All Stars

mototom

 

 

 

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