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11 Great Peace Songs (Reader Picks)


Get Together
Written by Chet Powers, performed here by The Youngbloods

 

Universal Soldier
Buffy Sainte-Marie

 

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7:19AM PDT on Jul 4, 2014

Love these songs! My favorites are from the songsters of the '60's. As bad as that time was some really good things came about as a result of the upheaval of our society. Would love to see the sixties rise again!

11:44PM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

Thanks.

10:53PM PDT on Sep 30, 2012

I have sung a couple of these at protests... I have also sung "If I had a hammer..." on more than one occasion.

10:47AM PDT on Sep 27, 2012

Thanks

10:17AM PDT on Sep 26, 2012

Love most of these songs and am glad they were included---Peter, Paul and Mary are my favorite folk singers (of "peace" or "dragons" or most anything!).

9:45AM PDT on Sep 25, 2012

marvelous enhancement for the day

10:14AM PDT on Sep 24, 2012

thank you....

9:33PM PDT on Sep 22, 2012

I do like the song, "Peace Train", alot, in spite of what anyone might think or feel about Cat Steven's conversion to Islam. It's a great song. And as a big fan of George Harrison, I love his song "Give Me Love". I also agree that "The Great Mandala" should be included, and others by Peter Paul and Mary.
This was a GREAT era for music of this kind!

10:56AM PDT on Sep 22, 2012

Gee, why are almost all of them from the 60's and the 70's? What did we know back then that we have forgotten now?

6:19AM PDT on Sep 22, 2012

thanks

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