Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

Protest songs: posing or inspiring?

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan) April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter.

A Change Is Gonna Come, is our first political playlist that we are putting out this month. It pays homage to the many protest songs that came before us. A few modern additions including sisters Pussy Riot and troubadour Frank Turner too.

A Political Playlist - A Change Is Gonna Come

A Change Is Gonna Come, is our first political playlist that we are putting out this month. It pays homage to the many protest songs that came before us. A few modern additions including sisters Pussy Riot and troubadour Frank Turner too.

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Bring 'Em Home" - Pete Seeger

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Bring 'Em Home" - Pete Seeger

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Eve of Destruction" - Barry McGuire

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Eve of Destruction" - Barry McGuire

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Fortunate Son" - Creedence Clearwater Revival

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "Fortunate Son" - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Protest Songs of All Time

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Protest Songs of All Time

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "21st Century Schizoid Man" - King Crimson

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s

14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s: "21st Century Schizoid Man" - King Crimson

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Janelle Monáe Releases Visceral Protest Song, 'Hell You Talmbout' : All Songs Considered : NPR

Janelle Monáe Releases Visceral Protest Song, 'Hell You Talmbout'

Janelle Monáe Releases Visceral Protest Song, 'Hell You Talmbout' : All Songs Considered : NPR

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

Watch and listen to some of the most famous and influential protest songs in modern history, and suggest your own.

War, social injustice, personal plaints, and calls for action have long fueled musical creation and performance. In Classic Protest Songs, Mark Gustafson and Jeff Place tap the historic Smithsonian audio collections to compile 22 songs favored by leaders of antiwar, civil rights, industrial labor, ...

Classic Protest Songs from Smithsonian Folkways

War, social injustice, personal plaints, and calls for action have long fueled musical creation and performance. In Classic Protest Songs, Mark Gustafson and Jeff Place tap the historic Smithsonian audio collections to compile 22 songs favored by leaders of antiwar, civil rights, industrial labor, ...

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