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The Guardian- 1000 songs everyone must hear- part five- Politics and protest

Me and Giuliani Down By the Schoolyard (A True Story) !!! 2003
Another World Antony and the Johnsons 2008 Windowsill Arcade Fire 2007
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue Louis Armstrong 1929
Stand Up for Judas Roy Bailey 1979
A Day in the Life of a Tree The Beach Boys 1971
I Was Born This Way Carl Bean 1977
Stand Down Margaret The Beat 1980
I Am the Walrus The Beatles 1967
Revolution The Beatles 1968
War Pigs Black Sabbath 1971
Melting Point Blue Mink 1969
Cop Killer Body Count 1992
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda Eric Bogle 1971
Stop the Violence Boogie Down Productions 1988 When the President Talks to God Bright Eyes 2005 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat 1984
Between the Wars Billy Bragg 1985
Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud James Brown 1968
Slavery Days Burning Spear 1975
Army Dreamers Kate Bush 1980
The Sun Is Burning Ian Campbell Folk Group 1964 Company Policy Martin Carthy 1988
Rainin’ in Paradize Manu Chao 2007
Straight to Hell The Clash 1982
White Riot The Clash 1977
Running the World Jarvis Cocker 2006
Alabama John Coltrane 1963
A Change Is Gonna Come Sam Cooke 1964
All the Blowing-Themselves-Up Motherfuckers (Will Realise the Minute They Die That They Were Suckers) Julian Cope 2008
Tramp the Dirt Down Elvis Costello> 1989
Brother Can You Spare a Dime? Bing Crosby 1932 Ohio Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young 1970
Thou Shalt Always Kill Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip 2007
California Über Alles Dead Kennedys 1979
16 Military Wives The Decemberists 2005 Television: The Drug of the Nation The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy 1991
Not Ready to Make Nice Dixie Chicks 2006 Hurricane Bob Dylan 1975
Maggie’s Farm Bob Dylan 1965
Masters of War Bob Dylan 1963
The Times They Are a-Changin’ Bob Dylan 1964
When the Ship Comes In Bob Dylan 1964
John Walker’s Blues Steve Earle 2002
Role Model Eminem 1999
We Care a Lot Faith No More 1985
Two Tribes Frankie Goes To Hollywood 1984
Respect Aretha Franklin 1967
I Fought the Law Bobby Fuller Four 1965
Víctor Jara of Chile Dick Gaughan 1985
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) Marvin Gaye 1971
What’s Going On? Marvin Gaye 1971
The Message Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five 1982
Just Say No Cast of Grange Hill 1986
American Idiot Green Day 2004
This Land Is Your Land Woody Guthrie 1944
Okie from Muskogee 1969
On the Blanket Mick Hanly with Christy Moore 1980
19 Paul Hardcastle 1985
The Star-Spangled Banner Jimi Hendrix 1969
(We Don’t Need) This Fascist Groove Thang Heaven 17 1981
Strange Fruit Billie Holliday 1939
Check Out Your Mind The Impressions 1970
People Get Ready The Impressions 1965
The Eton Rifles The Jam 1979
Going Underground The Jam 1980
The “Fish” Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag Country Joe and the Fish 1967
The Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks 1968
Zombie Fela Kuti 1977
The Proud Talib Kweli 2002
The Bourgeois Blues Leadbelly 1938
Give Peace a Chance John Lennon 1969
The Ballad of Sharpeville Ewan MacColl 1960
Eve of Destruction Barry McGuire 1965
Material Girl Madonna 1985
Suicide Is Painless (Theme from M*A*S*H) Johnny Mandel 1970
Redemption Song Bob Marley 1980
Zimbabwe Bob Marley and the Wailers 1979
Kick Out the Jams MC5 1968
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell 1970
Trouble Every Day The Mothers of Invention 1966
Police and Thieves Junior Murvin 1976
Short People Randy Newman 1977
Fuck tha Police NWA 1988
I Ain’t Marching Anymore Phil Ochs 1965
Monkey Gone to Heaven Pixies 1989
Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six The Pogues 1988 In the Ghetto Elvis Presley 1969
Come Together Primal Scream 1990
Sign o’ the Times Prince 1987
Sam Stone John Prine 1971
Bring the Noise Public Enemy 1987
Fight the Power Public Enemy 1989
Killing in the Name Rage Against the Machine 1992
How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live? Blind Alfred Reed 1929
Fall On Me REM 1986
Glad to Be Gay Tom Robinson 1978
Street Fighting Man The Rolling Stones 1968
I’m Coming Out Diana Ross 1980
Now That The Buffalo's Gone Buffy Sainte-Marie 1964
Days of Fire Nitin Sawhney 2008
Whitey On the Moon Gil Scott-Heron 1970
We Shall Overcome Pete Seeger 1963
I’m Gonna Be an Engineer Peggy Seeger 1973
Anarchy in the UK Sex Pistols 1976
God Save the Queen Sex Pistols 1977
If the Kids Are United Sham 69 1977
The Internationale Sheffield Socialist Choir 1992 To Be Young, Gifted and Black Nina Simone 1970 Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey Sly and the Family Stone 1969
Swimsuit Issue Sonic Youth 1992
Revolution Spacemen 3 1989
Ghost Town The Specials 1981
Free Nelson Mandela The Special AKA 1984
American Skin (41 Shots) Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 2000
Born in the USA Bruce Springsteen 1984
War Edwin Starr 1970
Monster Steppenwolf 1969
Suspect Device Stiff Little Fingers 1978
The Man Don’t Give a Fuck Super Furry Animals 1996
Long Walk to DC The Staple Singers 1968
Peace Train Cat Stevens 1971
The Killing of Georgie (Part I and II) Rod Stewart 1976
BYOB System Of A Down 2005
Dad’s Gonna Kill Me Richard Thompson 2007
Legalize It Peter Tosh 1976
Keep Ya Head Up Tupac 1993
Sunday Bloody Sunday U2 1983
We Are the World USA for Africa 1985
Get Up, Stand Up The Wailers 1973
The Day After Tomorrow Tom Waits 2004
The Old Man’s Back Again (Dedicated to the Neo-Stalinist Regime) Scott Walker 1969
Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) Wham! 1982
My Generation The Who 1965
You Haven’t Done Nothin’ Stevie Wonder 1974
The Cottager’s Reply Chris Wood 2008
Asbestos Lead Asbestos World Domination Enterprises 1985
Shipbuilding Robert Wyatt 1982
Harrowdown Hill Thom Yorke 2006
Rockin’ in the Free World Neil Young 1989
Southern Man Neil Young 1970


I thought it stopped at part 4. hehe

Is Part 6 the conclusion? Haven't counted the # of songs per part.

Re: The Guardian- 1000 songs everyone must hear- part five- Politics and protest

No Stereolab? BULLSHUCKS

Re: The Guardian- 1000 songs everyone must hear- part five- Politics and protest


This is the full list, as a spreadsheet. There'll also be some as voted for by readers, but these obviously won't be eligible for inclusion.