173 Playlist: Songs For Egypt

Protests In Cairo (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

[photogallerylink id=59731 align=left]While we watch the great political struggle from the land of the pyramids and the pharaohs with fear and hope and utter fascination , we pray for the best possible outcome. Some songs for a revolution:

  1. “Something in the Air” by [lastfm]Thunderclap Newman[/lastfm].
  2. “Five To One” by the [lastfm]Doors[/lastfm].
  3. “Blowin’ in the Wind” by [lastfm]Bob Dylan[/lastfm].
  4. “Volunteers of America” by [lastfm]Jefferson Airplane[/lastfm].
  5. “Walk Like an Egyptian” by the [lastfm]Bangles[/lastfm]. (Gotta have some comic relief!)

What songs would YOU add to this playlist?

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Comments (11)
  1. Mimi says:

    “For What It’s Worth”
    “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
    “Street Fighting Man”
    “Inner City Blues”
    “Ball of Confusion”
    “Get Up, Stand Up”

  2. Scott Wickman says:

    Street-Fighting Man — Rolling Stones
    And, of course, the ultimate protest song: “Alice’s Restaurant” (it’s not just for Thanksgiving any more!)

  3. Dave von Ebers says:

    “Know Your Rights” by the Clash.

  4. David says:

    Winds of change

  5. David says:

    Revolution Starts Now – Steve Earle
    Testify – Rage against the machine
    Fight The Power – Public Enemy
    Power to the people – John Lennon

  6. Robbie Robertson says:

    Dialogue part1 & 2

  7. Jim says:

    Walk Like An Egyptian

  8. tee says:

    The Cure – Fire In Cairo

  9. Gus says:

    “The Harder They Com” Jimmy Cliff

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