mix tape monday

This week: Oh, come on, you had to know this was coming. In light of a certain major event that happens tomorrow, this week’s theme is political songs. NB: These do not necessarily reflect my political views. Angry e-mails will be promptly deleted. 😉 And yes, I’m repeating artists.

1. U2, “Sunday Bloody Sunday” (War)

2. Derek Webb, “A Savior on Capital Hill” (The Ringing Bell)

3. Billy Bragg and Wilco, “Christ for President (Mermaid Avenue)

4. Rufus Wainwright, “Going to a Town”

5. Sandra McCracken, “Abiding City” (The Builder and the Architect)

6. Bob Dylan, “With God On Our Side” (The TImes They Are A-Changin’)

7. U2, “Love and Peace or Else” (How to Dismantle An Atomic Bomb)

8. Radiohead, “Electioneering” (OK Computer)

9. The Decemberists, “16 Military Wives” (Picaresque)

10. U2, “Bullet the Blue Sky” (Rattle and Hum)

11. Caedmon’s Call, “The Innocent’s Corner” (Share the Well)

12. Bob Dylan, “The Times They Are A-Changin'” (The Times They Are A-Changin’)

13. Derek Webb, “A King & A Kingdom” (Mockingbird)

14. Jon Foreman, “Equally Skilled” (Fall)

15. Over the Rhine, “If A Song Could Be President” (The Trumpet Child)

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2 thoughts on “mix tape monday

  1. Awesome list! Here’s mine:

    1. Oh What A World – Rufus Wainwright
    2. My Enemies Are Men Like Me – Derek Webb
    3. America – Simon and Garfunkel
    4. A Savior on Capitol Hill – Derek Webb
    5. One – U2
    6. Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
    7. If A Song Could Be President – Over The Rhine
    8. Pot Kettle Black – Wilco
    9. It’ll All Work Out – Tom Petty
    10. A King and A Kingdom – Derek Webb
    11. Good Monsters – Jars of Clay
    12. A New Law – Derek Webb
    13. The Times They Are A-Changin’ – Bob Dylan
    14. Politik – Coldplay
    15. Come Together – The Beatles
    16. Pride (In The Name of Love) – U2

  2. 1. Bright Eyes – When The President Talks To God
    2. NOFX – American Errorist
    3. Guns N’ Roses – Civil War
    4. Bob Dylan – Day Of The Locusts
    5. U2 – Bullet The Blue Sky
    6. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son
    7. Mos Def – Close Edge
    8. R.E.M. – Welcome To The Occupation
    9. John Lennon – Working Class Hero
    10. Rage Against The Machine – Know Your Enemy
    11. Bob Marley – Get Up, Stand Up
    12. Brand New – Archers

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