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Songs about Poverty
July 27, 2007
Blog
Column
Writer: Dorian Lynskey

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?

Blind Alfred Reed

Tempusfugit

2

Hard Times

Baby Huey

MrMustard

3

In the Ghetto

Elvis Presley

severin

4

Dead End Street

The Kinks

Alexa K

5

Israelites

Desmond Dekker & the Aces

ShivSideCar

6

Lodi

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Scribbler134

7

To Hell With Poverty!

Gang of Four

TonNL

8

Kill the Poor

The Dead Kennedys

Blimpy McFlah

9

The Sun Never Shines on the Poor

Richard and Linda Thompson

ShivSideCar

10

Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out

Bessie Smith

Mnemonic

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Talking Dust Bowl Blues

Woody Guthrie

AntiAntiVigilante

2

Whitey On the Moon

Gil Scott-Heron

Mainy

3

The Message

Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five

Vitus 303

4

Uptown Babies Don't Cry

Max Romeo

stephenwish

5

One In Ten

UB40

scarymonster

6

Poortoun

Jackie Leven

murphsup

7

The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore

Michelle Shocked

Abahachi

8

Woman of The Ghetto

Marlena Shaw

Vitus 303

9

My Ship Is Coming In

Walker Brothers

nsengel

10

Failure

Swans

catcher

11

No Depression In Heaven

Carter Family

Mekon


 

 

 

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