Songs of War and Peace

These are songs I know that speak of peace, and wars, and anti-wars. Songs that call to drop the gun, not the bomb. Songs about struggles. Songs that I’m reminded of in this time of mayhem in Gaza. (If you know some, please share them.)

1. Self-evident – Ani difranco
2. The General – Dispatch
3. Machine Gun – Jimi Hendrix
4. Sunday, Bloody Sunday – U2
5. Pet – A Perfect Circle
6. 99 Red Balloons – Nena
7. Right In Two – Tool
8. Tatsulok – Buklod
9. Mr. Clay – Bamboo
10. Build A Bridge – Nahko Bear
11. Imagine – John Lennon

“There are 41 wars being fought around the world right now. But yesterday, this week stopped because one of those wars reached into the sky and grabbed 298 people who could have been any of us.” – Scott Pelley, CBS; July 19, 2014

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