Songs of Work and Protest — inspired by Martin Luther King

The Promised Land

Phil Monsour sings “The Promised Land” which is based on Martin Luther King’s speech about Civil Rights in America (‘I had a dream’) which you can view below.

“I had a dream”

— Martin Luther King Jnr’s speech

References:

See http://bushtelegraph.wordpress.com/2006/08/26/benefit-dinner-and-concert-raises-over-10000-for-relief-to-lebanon-and-palestine/

See also Marting Luther King’s letter from Birmingham Jail at http://historicaltextarchive.com/sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=40

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around

— Paul Draper & Pete Seeger

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