MUSIC 101 HONORS CIVIL RIGHTS, Part 2

This week, the second part of Music 101’s songs of the civil rights movement. This episode explores the music of the civil rights movement and how it changed as the 1960s grew more volatile – and giving us some of the country’s most important (and infectious) music we’ve ever heard. 

Find the playlist of the songs featured in the episode.
 

Songs featured:

J.B. Lenoir | “Shot On James Meredith”
The Impressions | “We’re A Winner”
Richie Havens | “The Klan”
James Brown | “(Say It Loud) I’m Black And I’m Proud”
Dion | “Abraham, Martin, And John”
Nina Simone |  “Young, Gifted, And Black”
Sly & The Family Stone | “Stand!”
Curtis Mayfield | “Power To The People”
Curtis Mayfield | “We People Who Are Darker Than Blue”
Marvin Gaye |  “What’s Going On”
The Isley Brothers | “Fight The Power Pts. 1 & 2)
Music out Robert Parris Moses | “Eyes On The Prize”