Best Vietnam War Protest Songs [VIDEOS]
Yoko Ono and John Lennon in December 1969, “The War Is Over” one of the best war protest songs. Baby boomers conjure up the memories of the Vietnam war protests of the 60’s and 70’s.Some of the best protest songs are the one’s that will be spotlighted in this article which include the artists The Youngbloods, Jefferson Airplane, The Temptations, Grand Funk Railroad and The Guess Who.
One person wrote, “Joan Baez – “Drug Store Truck Driving Man” on the album Woodstock, she dedicated the song to Ronald ‘Ray-Guns’ in 1969, the father of The Star Wars/Outer Space’ defense system that was never built. Talk about your visionaries! Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” would be a contender and, while not necessarily Vietnam Era, you could probably use about 20% of Jackson Browne’s catalog as protest songs – war or cause driven.”
“An eye for an eye will makes us all blind” Mahatma Gandhi
Let’s end all wars and play some music! Click the tabs below to get you to the next protest song.