11 Great Peace Songs (Reader Picks)
Tomorrow, September 21, is the International Day of Peace, and one nice way of celebrating is to listen to some inspiring peace-themed songs. We shared 10 of our picks with you (like “Imagine”, “What a Wonderful World”, and “We Got to Have Peace”), but there are definitely some that we missed. We read through your comments and rounded up some of your favorites. Check them out!
Peace Train (Above)
Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens)
Let There Be Peace on Earth
Written by Jill Jackson Miller & Sy Miller, performed by Vince Gill
Give Peace a Chance
Written by John Lennon, performed by The Plastic Ono Band
Blowin’ in the Wind
Bob Dylan’s “Masters of War” was also mentioned several times.
What’s Goin’ On?
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
“Earth Song” was the Michael Jackson song most often mentioned in the comments, but several of his other songs were named, including “Heal the World” and “Man in the Mirror.”
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Give Me Love
Written by Chet Powers, performed here by The Youngbloods