I vote for "At Home He's a Tourist" by Gang of Four, and no, it probably won't be done. The staff of The Nation probably listens to the sublime sounds of Hopi rugs being woven rather than music.
Well, it won't be "Tie A Yellow Ribbon 'Round The Old Oak Tree"
Not "Imagine", silly. "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
I hope not. And somehow I don't think this one would make it on the list:The people of old MississippiShould all hang their heads in shameI can't understand how their minds workWhat's the matter don't they watch Les Crane?But if you ask me to bus my childrenI hope the cops take down your nameSo love me, love me, love me, I'm a liberalPhil Ochs
Patton Oswalt does a funny bit about the music on conservative talk shows vs. the crap they play on NPR. In a nutshell, he says the talk show hosts don't have any illusions about being hip and music-savvy, so they let their interns pick the songs, whereas the programmers at NPR think they're still "down," therefore, "Man, I got me an Ornette Coleman bootleg that was recorded in a graveyard in 1961! The kids'll dig this!"
Dude, protest music is our greatest strength, which is sad I guess. If you don't like Imagine, stick with the angrist songs. I nominate:Washington Bullets - ClashDevils and Dust - Springsteen my current favoriteCall Me Up - Gang of FourGoing Underground - JamStreet Fighting Man - StonesBorn in the USA - SpringsteenKnow Your Rights - Clash, but it's an annoying songRich Man's War - Steve EarleBut Imagine really is number one just because it pisses conservatives off so beautifully.
Okay, my husband nominates the Barney song.
Alice's RestaurantLiberal?..maybe..anti-establishment, very.We've all felt at times that we belonged on the group W bench.
Good luck with that...
"Star Spangled Banner" -- It's a song about a bunch of edgy rebels flying their freak flag who aren't down with the Establishment's rules.
either "Straight Outta Compton" or "Love Me, I'm a Liberal"
The Washingrton Post starts with five for liberals:-- "A Change Is Gonna Come" by Sam Cooke.-- "Mississippi Goddam" by Nina Simone.-- "Wake Up Everybody" by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes.-- "What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye.-- "You Haven't Done Nothin"' by Stevie Wonder.Could be worse.
My 2 cents:"Ohio" by Neil Young"Let Them Eat War" by Bad Religion"Revolution" by The Beatles (yes, it's liberal, not conservative as NRO said)"F the CC" by Steve Earle"Where is the Love?" by Black Eyed Peas
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