Social and political unrest is another unfortunate reality in an already turbulent 2020, but music is always a great escape. The tradition of protest songs in the United States dates back to the 18th Century and some of our favorite rock songs address feelings of angst and contain messages of hope. Here are 10 songs with a social conscious!
Rage Against The Machine – Killing In The Name Of
Buffalo Springfield – For What It’s Worth
The Beatles – Revolution
Fever 333 – One Of Us
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
Bob Marley – Get Up Stand Up
Pearl Jam – W.M.A.
Green Day – American Idiot
The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On?