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David Wild

David Wild

Posted: January 17, 2011 01:22 AM

As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once noted, "A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom." So in hopes that we shall overcome any lingering sense of doom, here's an uplifting playlist to help us all remember this remarkable man and his enduring message.

DIGNITY - Bob Dylan
PRIDE (IN THE NAME OF LOVE) - U2
ABRAHAM, MARTIN & JOHN - Dion
HAPPY BIRTHDAY - Stevie Wonder
BY THE TIME I GET TO ARIZONA - Public Enemy
WE SHALL OVERCOME - Bruce Springsteen
TAKE IT FROM DR. KING - Pete Seeger
KEEP ON PUSHING - The Impressions
A CHANGE IS GONNA COME - Sam Cooke
SISTER ROSA - Neville Brothers
A DREAM GOES ON FOREVER - Todd Rundgren
THEY KILLED HIM - Kris Kristofferson
TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK - Nina Simone
SAY IT LOUD - I'M BLACK AND I'm Proud - James Brown
SHED A LITTLE LIGHT - James Taylor
MS. CORETTA - Teena Marie
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - The Clash
LIKE A KING - Ben Harper
RESPECT - Aretha Franklin
WAR - Edwin Starr
HE AIN'T HEAVY . . . HE'S MY BROTHER - Neil Diamond
MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA - Gladys Knight & The Pips
I HAVE A DREAM - Common featuring Will.i.am
UP THE MOUNTAIN (MLK SONG) - Patty Griffith
DON'T DREAM IT'S OVER - Crowded House
BLOWIN' IN THE WIND - Bob Dylan

What's on your playlist for this MLK Day?

 
 
 

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