Last night I dreamt about the perfect protest song. In my dream I found it on You Tube, but I never actually got to listen to it! I want to know what my subconcious mind was trying to tell me.
So when I woke up this morning, I went in search of it. I never found it. But I did find something else online that was interesting. Some people had made a compilation of what they thought were the 50 best protest songs ever (confined to songs with English lyrics, of course. I am sure there are a lot of great protest songs written in other languages — GUANTANAMERA written by Compay Segundo jumps immediately to mind. See https://lyricstranslate.com/en/guantanamera-guantanamera.html-25 — as does the music of Ladysmith Black Mombaso from South Africa!) But moving on.
I once wrote a protest song or two (lyrics only, I am tone deaf and have…
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