Dorian Lynskey - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day (2011)

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Dorian Lynskey - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day (2011)

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:57 pm

The songs themselves are in chronological order, and each chapter is themed around them.

1939-1964
1. Billie Holiday, "Strange Fruit"
2. Woody Guthrie, "This Land is Your Land"
3. Zilphia Horton, Frank Hamilton, Guy Carawan, and Pete Seeger, "We Shall Overcome"
4. Bob Dylan, "Masters of War"
5. Nina Simone, "Mississippi Goddam"

1965-1973
6. Country Joe and the Fish, "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag"
7. James Brown, "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)"
8. Plastic Ono Band, "Give Peace a Chance"
9. Edwin Starr, "War"
10. Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young - "Ohio"
11. Gil Scott-Heron, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
12. Stevie Wonder, "Living for the City"

1973-1977 (Chile, Nigeria, Jamaica)
13. Victor Jara, "Manifesto"
14. Fela Kuti and Afrika 70, "Zombie"
15. Max Romeo and the Upsetters, "War Ina Babylon"

1977-1987
16. The Clash, "White Riot"
17. Carl Bean, "I Was Born This Way"
18. Linton Kwesi Johnson, "Sonny's Lettah (Anti-Sus Poem)"
19. The Dead Kennedys, "Holiday in Cambodia"
20. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five feat. Melle Mel and Duke Bootee, "The Message"
21. Crass, "How Does It Feel?"
22. Frankie Goes to Hollywood, "Two Tribes"
23. U2, "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
24. The Special AKA, "Nelson Mandela"
25. Billy Bragg, "Between the Wars"
26. R.E.M., "Exhuming McCarthy"

1989-2008
27. Public Enemy, "Fight the Power"
28. Huggy Bear, "Her Jazz"
29. The Prodigy feat. Pop Will Eat Itself, "Their Law"
30. Manic Street Preachers, "Of Walking Abortion"
31. Rage Against the Machine, "Sleep Now in the Fire"
32. Steve Earle, "John Walker's Blues"
33. Green Day, "American Idiot"

And, at the back of the book, there's One Hundred Recommended Songs:
1. Blind Alfred Reed, "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?" (1929)
2. Josh White, "Freedom Road" (1944)
3. Donovan, "The War Drags On" (1964)
4. Tom Paxton, "Lyndon Johnson Told the Nation" (1965)
5. Janis Ian, "Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)" (1966)
6. Steve Reich, "Come Out" (1966)
7. The United States of America, "Love Song for Dead Che" (1968)
8. The Deviants, "Let's Loot the Supermarket" (1968)
9. Os Mutantes, "Panis et Circenses" (1968)
10. Jimmy Cliff, "Vietnam" (1969)
11. Scott Walker, "The Old Man's Back Again (Tribute to the Neo-Stalinist Regime)" (1969)
12. Joni Mitchell, "Big Yellow Taxi" (1970)
13. Parliament, "Come in Out of the Rain" (1970)
14. The Guess Who, "American Woman" (1970)
15. Gary Byrd, "Are You Really Ready for Black Power?" (1970)
16. MC5, "American Ruse" (1970)
17. Joe South, "Walk a Mile in My Shoes" (1970)
18. John Prine, "Sam Stone" (1971)
19. Eric Bogle, "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" (1971)
20. Freda Payne, "Bring the Boys Home" (1971)
21. The Isley Brothers, "Ohio/Machine Gun" (1971)
22. Peggy Seeger, "I'm Gonna Be an Engineer" (1970/1973)
23. The Action 13, "More Bread (to the People)" (1973)
24. Aaron Neville, "Hercules" (1973)
25. Willie Hutch, "Brother's Gonna Work It Out" (1973)
26. The Four Tops, "Are You Man Enough?" (1973)
27. LaBelle, "What Can I Do for You?" (1974)
28. Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, "Wake Up Everybody" (1975)
29. The Congos, "Children Crying" (1977)
30. The Heptones, "Mr. President" (1977)
31. Elvis Costello, "Oliver's Army" (1979)
32. The Jam, "The Eton Rifles" (1979)
33. Gang of Four, "Ether" (1979)
34. Tony Allen, "No Discrimination" (1979)
35. Heaven 17, "(We Don't Need) This Fascist Groove Thing" (1981)
36. Sun Ra, "Nuclear War" (1982)
37. Conflict, "Meat Means Murder" (1983)
38. Depeche Mode, "Everything Counts" (1983)
39. The Wolfe Tones, "Joe McDonnell" (1983)
40. Malcolm X [aka Keith LeBlanc], "No Sell Out" (1984)
41. Time Zone feat. John Lydon, "World Destruction" (1984)
42. Bronski Beat, "Small Town Boy" (1984)
43. Robert Wyatt, "The Age of Self" (1984)
44. The Style Council, "Walls Come Tumbling Down" (1985)
45. The Smiths, "Meat is Murder" (1985)
46. New Model Army, "51st State" (1986)
47. Jackson Browne, "Lives in the Balance" (1986)
48. Midnight Oil, "Beds Are Burning" (1987)
49. The Housemartins, "Johannesburg" (1987)
50. The Pogues, "Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six" (1988)
51. Public Enemy, "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos" (1988)
52. Miriam Makeba, "Soweto Blues" (1989)
53. Spaceman 3, "Revolution" (1989)
54. Don Henley and Bruce Hornsby, "The End of the Innocence" (1989)
55. Elvis Costello, "Tramp the Dirt Down" (1989)
56. McCarthy, "The Home Secretary Briefs the Forces of Law and Order" (1989)
57. The Levellers, "Battle of the Beanfield" (1990)
58. Brand Nubian, "Wake Up" (1990)
59. Fatima Mansions, "Blues for Ceausescu" (1990)
60. Fugazi, "Merchandise" (1990)
61. Consolidated, "This is Fascism" (1991)
62. Leonard Cohen, "The Future" (1992)
63. Ministry, "N.W.O." (1992)
64. The Goats, "Typical American" (1992)
65. Gang Starr, "Who's Gonna Take the Weight?" (1992)
66. L7, "Wargasm" (1992)
68. KRS-One, "Sound of Da Police" (1993)
69. Digable Planets, "La Femme Fatal" (1993)
70. Stereolab, "French Disko" (1993)
71. Cornershop, "England's Dreaming" (1993)
72. Maxman feat. Sinead O'Connor, "Ship Ahoy" (1993)
73. Fun-Da-Mental, "Wrath of the Blackman" (1993)
74. Chumbawamba and Credit to the Nation, "Enough is Enough" (1993)
75. Coolio feat. L.V., "Gangsta's Paradise" (1995)
76. Super Furry Animals, "The Man Don't Give a Fuck" (1996)
77. Coldcut, "Timber" (1997)
78. Pulp, "Cocaine Socialism" (1998)
79. Primal Scream, "Swastika Eyes" (1999)
80. Asian Dub Foundation, "Free Spatial Ram" (1999)
81. Bruce Springsteen, "American Skin (41 Shots)" (2000)
82. DJ Vadim feat. Sarah Jones, "Your Revolution" (2000)
83. Manic Street Preachers, "Freedom of Speech Won't Feed My Children" (2001)
84. The Coup, "5 Million Ways to Kill a C.E.O." (2001)
85. Godspeed You! Black Emperor, "09-15-00" (2002)
86. OutKast - "War" (2003)
87. !!!, "Me and Giuliani Down by the Schoolyard" (2003)
88. Johnny Boy, "You Are the Generation That Bought More Shoes and You Get What You Deserve" (2004)
89. Rachid Taha, "Rock el Casbah" (2004)
90. Gorillaz, "Dirty Harry" (2005)
91. System of a Down, "BYOB" (2005)
92. Elbow, "Snowball" (2005)
93. Immortal Technique feat. Mos Def and DJ Green Lantern, "Bin Laden" (2005)
94. James McMurray, "We Can't Make It Here Anymore" (2005)
95. Massive Attack, "Fake Flags" (2006)
96. Pet Shop Boys, "Integral" (2006)
97. Jarvis Cocker, "Running the World" (2006)
98. Richard Thompson, "Dad's Gonna Kill Me" (2007)
99. Rufus Wainwright, "Going to a Town" (2007)
100. Dizzee Rascal, "Dirtee Cash" (2009)

The only big exceptions I can find are anything from What's Going On?, Never Mind the Bollocks, or Straight Outta Compton.
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Re: Dorian Lynskey - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day (2011)

Postby panam » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:11 pm

Oh, Victor Jara! We need more list about protest songs. Most songs are really underrated.

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Re: Dorian Lynskey - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day (2011)

Postby Henrik » Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:21 pm

Should the 100 songs be seen as second level songs?
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Re: Dorian Lynskey - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day (2011)

Postby StevieFan13 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:36 pm

Henrik wrote:Should the 100 songs be seen as second level songs?

I think so. Like honorable mentions.
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