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Songs on War & Peace

Songs in the "Peace Chapter" in Rise Up Singing: www.riseupandsing.org/songbook/rise-up-singing/peace

Some additional songs in RUS on this subject: Battle of New Orleans, Spoon River, Tenting Tonight, Your Flag Decal Won't Get You into Heaven Anymore,  Arthur MacBride, Old Hundred (new v. by Pete Seeger), The Wild West Is Where I Want to Be (Tom Lehrer song about nuclear weapons), All the Weary Mothers of the Earth, Blowin' in the Wind, Imagine, We Hate to See Them Go, There Are Three Brothers Named Dupont, Turn! Turn! Turn!, Barrett's Privateers, Grey Funnel Line, Your Daughters & Your SonsBecause All Men Are Brothers. There are a number of songs about Irish struggle for independence in the "Struggle" chapter.

Songs in the "Peace Chapter" in Rise Againwww.riseupandsing.org/songbook/rise-again/peace

Some additional songs in RA on this subject include: Safe from Harm, Minstrel Boy, Dance for Nations, Walls, And We Shall Want No More, It's a Hard Life, Eve of Destruction, Let Justice Roll Down

Here are some of our favorites:

All the Weary Mothers of the Earth by Joan Baez

I Ain't Marchin' Anymore by Phil Ochs

I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag by Country Joe MacDonald

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream by Ed McCurdy

Your Daughters & Your Sons by Tommy Sands

Turn! Turn! Turn! by Pete Seeger

Because All Men Are Brothers by Tom Glazer & J.S.Bach

Walls by Mary Ann Kennedy, Pam Rose & Randy Sharp

Bonnie Light Horseman (trad. Irish)

Crow on the Cradle by Sydney Carter

Doctor, My Eyes by Jackson Browne

For What It's Worth by Stephen Stills

Gonna Take Us All by Jon Fromer

How Beautiful Upon the Mountain by Tom Paxton

Jerusalem by Steve Earle

Plant Me a Garden by Sally Rogers

Quite Early Morning by Pete Seeger

These Hands by Dave Gunning & George Canyon

Peace, Salaam, Shalom by Pat Humphries

 

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