Tuesday, February 01, 2011

"Walk Like An Egyptian": A Playlist For "A Moment of Promise"

Here's hoping President Obama's words today that, "This moments of volatility" must become "a moment of promise" actually comes to pass. In the meantime, here are some promising songs for a very volatile moment in world history. And here's hoping everyone in Egypt can read The Huffington Post -- or anything else they want to read-- very soon.

"Walk Like A Egyptian" - The Bangles

"There's A Riot Goin' On" - Sly & The Family Stone

"A Change Is Gonna Come" - Sam Cooke

"Changing Of The Guard" - Bob Dylan

"Wild In The Streets" - Garland Jefferys

"Get Up, Stand Up" - Bob Marley & The Wailers

"You Haven't Done Nothing" - Stevie Wonder

"Respect" - Aretha Franklin

"Riot" - Miles Davis

"Riot Gear" - Regina Spektor

"Little Egypt" - The Coasters

"Simple Song Of Freedom" - Bobby Darin

"Fortunate Son" - Creedence Clearwater Revival

I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" - John Legend & The Roots

"Ordinary People" - Neil Young

"For What It's Worth" - Buffalo Springfield

"I Predict A Riot" - Kaiser Chiefs

"Killing In The Name" - Rage Against The Machine

"Wake Up Everybody" - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes

Now wake up, and please add your own songs for Egypt.

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