The 1960's Playlist

1.) Vietnam

Song: "Give Peace a Chance" by John Lennon

Context: This song shows how people wanted their country to give peace a chance and stop the fighting in Vietnam.

2.) Assassination of Kennedy

Song: "He Was a Friend of Mine" by The Byrds

Context: This song lyrics are about how people though of Kennedy as a friend and how people were saddened by his assassination.

3) Women's Rights

Song " if I had a Hammer" by Peter, Paul, and Mary

Context: This song is about how women fought to earn their rights in the nation.

4) Space Race

Song"Rocket Man" by Elton John

This song is about for the space race and shows how a man wanted to get into space.

5) Civil Rights

Song "A Change is gonna come" by Sam Cooke

Context: This song is about how change was coming in the nations due to civil rights.

6) Gay Rights

"Boys" by The Beatles

Context: This song is about how gays marched for rights.

7) Nuclear Weapons

"Wooden Ships" by Crosby, Stills, and Nash

Context: This song is about the dangers of nuclear weapons and what they could do.

8) Black Power

"I am Somebody" by Johnny Taylor

Context: This is about how people were somebody and should. It be overlooked.

9) African-American Rights

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin

Context: This song is about how African-Americans worked to earn rights and gain respect.

10) Johnson's predency

"Super bird" by Country Joe and The Fish

Context: This song is about how poeple though of LBJ as a hero, because of how to worked to helping those in poverty.

By Andrew Pacheco and Elijah Duarte

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