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Care2's Top Five Protest Songs

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We're still taking submissions, but early returns indicate strong support, among scores of Nation readers, for five seminal songs vying for consideration for the top slot: Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land," Florence Reese's "Which Side Are You On," Bob Dylan's "Masters of War" and "Blowin' in the Wind" and Pete Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone." 

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All timeless classics and deservedly so. Our friend Cindy Samuels of Care2 surveyed her Care2.com/Causes community and sent us a terrific Care2 readers' ranked top five, including many ties.

Care2.com/Causes Top Five Protest Songs
1. The Times They Are a Changin' (tied with)
1. We Shall Overcome
2. Fixin to Die Rag (tied with)
2. Where Have All the Flowers Gone
3. Blowin in the Wind
 (tied with)
3. Eve of Destruction (and)
3. Give Peace a Chance
4. One Tin Soldier (tied with)
4. Phil Ochs (anything by...) (and)
4. This Land is Your Land (and)
4. Universal Soldier (and)
4. War (and)
4. With God On Our Side
5. Fortunate Son (tied with)
5. Gentle Angry People (and)
5. I Ain't Marchin' Anymore (and)
5. Imagine (and)
5. Masters of War

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