music picklists

Protest Songs

These are the best songs about someone expressing discontent or dissatisfaction with the status quo.

1What's Going OnMarvin Gaye1971
2Give Peace a ChanceJohn Lennon1969
3Blowin' in the WindPeter, Paul and Mary1963
4What the World Needs Now is LoveJackie DeShannon1965
5Power to the PeopleJohn Lennon1971
6WarEdwin Starr1970
7The Times They are A-ChangingBob Dylan1965
8OhioCrosby, Stills, Nash & Young1970
9For What It's WorthBuffalo Springfield1967
10Fortunate SonCreedence Clearwater Revival1969
11RevolutionThe Beatles1968
12Gimme ShelterThe Rolling Stones1969
13American WomanThe Guess Who1970
14Eve of DestructionBarry McGuire1965
15War PigsBlack Sabbath1970
16Sunday Bloody SundayU21983
17Street Fighting ManThe Rolling Stones1968
18Blowin' in the WindBob Dylan1963
19Ball of ConfusionThe Temptations1970
20If I Can DreamElvis Presley1968
21Peace TrainCat Stevens1971
22Turn! Turn! Turn!The Byrds1965
23Us and ThemPink Floyd1974
24Where Have All the Flowers Gone?The Kingston Trio1962
25ZombieThe Cranberries1994
26ChicagoGraham Nash1970
27A Hard Rain's A-Gonna FallBob Dylan1963
28Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)Marvin Gaye1971
29Invisible SunThe Police1981
30Wind in the WaterCrosby, Stills & Nash1991
31Boy BlueElectric Light Orchestra1974
32Sky PilotThe Animals1968
33The War SongCulture Club1984
34A Change is Gonna ComeSam Cooke1964
35Beds Are BurningMidnight Oil1988
36Time Has Come TodayThe Chambers Brothers1966
37One Tin SoldierCoven1971
38Civil WarGuns N' Roses1993
39The Unknown SoldierThe Doors1968
40Save the CountryThe 5th Dimension1970
41Dogs of WarPink Floyd1987
42Simple Song of FreedomBobby Darin1972
43Stop the War NowEdwin Starr1970