“Peace and Love” by the indie band Quasi is/was the Peace Song of the Day for January 25th.
“The War Song” by Culture Club is/was the Peace Song of the Day for January 23rd. Many thanks to David Kirschenbaum at Boog City for conjuring up this suggestion when we asked for an obscure, antiwar song!
How it starts: “War, war is stupid…And people are stupid…” Continue reading War, war is stupid: Peace Song for 1/23/2012
“Oh Freedom (O Freedom)” is the Peace Song of the Day for January 22, 2012. You can find lyrics, chords, and resources for this song in the Rise Up Singing songbook on page 62. It’s a great song to add verses to.
The video below is a beautiful and soulful rendition, done by a young woman inspired by the music of Odetta…
“There’ll be no one to save, with the world in a grave…”
“Eve of Destruction” by Barry McGuire is the Peace Song of the Day for January 18th. This song has a lot of anger and alludes to violence, though, it does so for the cause of shocking us into peace.
[This Peace Song of the Day was actually first announced/posted on 1/29/2012 as part of a marathon catch-up session.]