Robert Cray’s music video cameos the American Friends Service
Committee’s Eyes Wide Open campaign. Eyes Wide Open exhibits feature the
boots of U.S. soldiers alongside a memorial to Iraqi civilian
State Radio - "Camilo"
~ warning: contains graphic images of war ~
Pink - "Dear Mr. President"
"What Did You Learn In School Today?"--sung here by Pete Seeger in 1964-
-was written by politically astute folksinger Tom Paxton.
Bring Them Home (If You Love Your Uncle Sam)
"If I Had a Hammer" -- Peter Paul and Mary
Written by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays in 1949, in support of progressive political movements, and was first recorded by the folk group The Weavers. Peter, Paul, and Mary recorded it far more successfully in 1962. The song became a Civil Rights anthem in the United States. (Excerpted from the Wikipedia )
Steve Earle - "Rich Man's War"
Joan Baez - "Joe Hill"
A 1930 poem titled "I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night" was turned into
this song in 1936. Hill was an itinerant laborer who became involved in
the Industrial Workers of the World or "Wobblies." He was also a poet
and songwriter for the cause. He was executed by firing squad in 1915
for a dubious murder conviction. He had written an IWW friend: "Don't
waste any time in mourning. Organize."