Political unrest will always be with us. It is sometimes positive and sometimes negatively impactful, with the evaluation depending upon the political viewpoint of the evaluator. But one certainty is that, historically, music lovers have benefitted. Protest songs have lifespans that exceed those of the causes for their protests. Selecting a single example is always an invitation for criticism, but we’ll name the Vietnam-motivated song “What’s Going on” by Marvin Gaye.
“Battlecry” by Jordan Mackampa