Monday, January 23, 2017

Music Monday - Songs Of a Turbulent Time

Today, a post with some songs for our times.

Respect - Aretha Franklin.   This is something we need a whole lot more of.

This is a song I blogged about last year:  "You Don't Own Me" as sung by Leslie Gore.

Janis Ian "At Seventeen".

And, a song from the 1960's, that in a way, seems just as relevant today.

The more things change....which is why I leave you with this song.  It has lyrics thousands of years old, but, again, is still relevant today.

Day 23 of The Ultimate Blog Challenge.

9 comments:

  1. Songs from my (and your) teenage years...

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  2. Songs from the past that really are timely now. We shall overcome is always a favorite march song!

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  3. Great songs! I recall singing along with You Don't Own Me and breaking into tears.

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  4. Thank you for these lovely songs, which never die. We are living in turbulent times and I hope that people can learn to listen to each other's stories. I think that understanding is based on listening. So far, we are spending more time shouting over each other than we are listening. Music helps because it is a universal language. Maybe we should sing our stories.

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  5. All good ones here! Lesley Gore is a favorite. I saw her in concert years ago. She put on a great show, despite not being able to connect with the backup band, which wasn't hers.

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  6. Wonderful choices, Alana! Thank you! Brenda

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  7. Wonderful selection of songs. I liked "Turn! Turn! Turn! the most. Agree with you, we need to imbibe the true spirit of this song more than ever.

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  8. That Leslie Gore song still resonates.

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