Bibliography and Links for Protest Songs

Recommended Reading:
Images of American society in popular music : a guide to reflective teaching by B. Lee Cooper (Nelson-Hall, 1982) edited by Larry Rottman (McGraw-Hill, 1972)
The Vietnam War in American stories, songs, and poems edited by H. Bruce Franklin (Beford books of St. zMartin's Pr., 1996).
Songs of protest and civil rights by Jerry Silverman (Chelsea House, 1992)
The poetry of rock by Richard Goldstein (Bantam, 1969).
Baez, Joan. And a Voice to Sing With. New York: Summit Books, 1987.
Telltale hearts: the origins impact of the Vietnam antiwar movement by Adam M. Garfinkle (St. Martin's Pr., 1995)
Where have all the flowers gone? : the fall and rise of the Woodstock generation by Anthony M. Casale (Andrews and McMeel, 1989)
Sixties radicals, then and now: candid conversations with those who shaped the era by Ron Chepesiuk (McFarland, 1995)
A tale of two utopias: the political journey of the generation of 1968 by Paul Berman (Norton, 1996)
The ABC-CLIO companion to the 1960s counterculture in America by Neil A. Hamilton (ABC-CLIO, 1997)
After all these years : sixties ideals in a different world by Lauren Kessler (Thunder's Mouth Pr., 1990)
Hard Hitting Songs for Hard-Hit People available at

Songs of ProtestThe Songs of Protest Vietnam: Songs from a Divided HouseVietnam: Songs from a Divided House
Various Artists

Universal Soldiers: Songs Of Peace And Protest
Various Artists - Folk

Sing For Freedom:

Vietnam Blues - Combat Tested Blues... For Peace
Sarge Lintecum

Good Morning Vietnam: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [SOUNDTRACK]

Soundtracks - 1987

Other Links:
Protest Songs: You Say You Want a Revolution
Joe Hill
Struggle and Song by Chris Seymour
Country Joe's Jukebox


Vietnam: A Musical Retrospective

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