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Looking for a cool song about "Barriers"....

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Yamarc, Mar 2, 2006.


  1. Yamarc

    Yamarc Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2002
    Northville, MI
    Let me explain, I need a cool song (to cover) about the breaking down of barriers (think racial barriers, social, gender, etc) or one that simply point out that these barriers exist.

    We are using this for a large group meeting and we are discussing this very topic...it is cool to have a song that either points us in the right direction or makes us aware of the problem.

    Thanks, Marc
     
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    you might want to explain a little better, I'm not really sure what you're looking for. But if you're looking for a song to perform that is bass-centric. "justice" by victor wooten comes to mind. It discusses various social instances of injustice and how those injustices spring from race.

    Another song that comes to mind is "don't call me ******, whitey" by sly and the family stone.
     
  3. RD

    RD

    Jun 17, 2003
    Seattle, WA
    Living for the city-Stevie Wonder
    Society's child-Janis Ian
    Volunteers-Jefferson Airplane
    Ohio-CSN&Y
    For what it's worth-Buffalo Springfield
    Break on through-Doors
    From back in the day.
    RD
     
  4. Subdivisions by Rush is about social alienation...

    "Conform or be cast out"
     
  5. Yamarc

    Yamarc Supporting Member

    Jun 25, 2002
    Northville, MI
    Thanks, to answer your question: the song doesn't need to be bass-centric, just a good song to cover! Thanks, Marc
     
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    "We Shall Overcome" - Traditional.
    "I Shall be Released" - Bob Dylan.

    I know I can find more...
     
  7. My personal favorite is Living Colour's "Funny Vibe" - good stuff.
     
  8. flatwounds

    flatwounds

    Apr 22, 2003
    Sydney, Oz
    Many Rivers to Cross - Jimmy Cliff.
    That's all I've got at the moment.