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Vietnam 67-68 : la guerre sans fin. Exploration en musique des années 1967 et 1968 au cours desquelles les États-Unis réalisent que la guerre sera longue et son issue incertaine.

Vietnam 67-68 : la guerre sans fin

Malmenés militairement par les Vietcongs lors de l'offensive du Têt fin janvier 1968, les Américains sont confrontés à une contestation croissante de leur engagement au Vietnam de la part des opinions occidentales. Au son des protest songs, la jeunesse américaine multiplie, au printemps et à l'été 1968, les manifestations et les occupations d'universités. Bientôt, la révélation du massacre de My Lai aggrave encore les choses. Pendant ce temps là, les GI's mobilisés tentent de faire avec cette guerre qui s'éternise...

Programmation musicale et archives The Doors : The end (album The Doors, 1967)Credence Clearwater revival : Run through the jungle (album Cosmo's Factory, 1970)Archive CBS News: Morley Safer reports a death in the jungle, 12 octobre 1965 (extrait de la compilation Next Stop is Vietnam... Bibliographie. The Temptations - Masterpiece (Long Version) - HD. Isaac Hayes - Soulsville. Hell You Talmbout by Wondaland Records. "I Am Not Nonviolent": New Nina Simone Film Captures Singer and Activist’s Uncompromising Voice. This is a rush transcript.

"I Am Not Nonviolent": New Nina Simone Film Captures Singer and Activist’s Uncompromising Voice

Copy may not be in its final form. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: "Alabama’s gotten me so upset, Tennessee has made me lose my rest, and everybody knows about Mississippi Goddam. " Those were the words the legendary singer Nina Simone wrote five decades ago in the wake of the assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi and the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four black children. "Mississippi Goddam" would become an anthem of the civil rights movement. NINA SIMONE: [singing] Hound dogs on my trailSchoolchildren sitting in jailBlack cat cross my pathI think every day’s gonna be my last Lord have mercy on this land of mineWe all gonna get it in due timeI don’t belong hereI don’t belong thereI’ve even stopped believing in prayer.

Ségrégation, racisme et résistance aux Etats-Unis. La lutte pour les droits civiques des Noirs Américains. La lutte pour les droits civiques en musique (1955-1964). De nombreux titres de soul, folk chroniquent à leur manière les grandes étapes de la lutte pour les droits civiques.

La lutte pour les droits civiques en musique (1955-1964).

Revenons dans cet article sur la période 1955-1964. Rosa Parks. * Le 1er décembre 1955, une militante de la NAACP, Rosa Parks, est arrêtée à Montgomery (Alabama), parce qu’elle a refusé de laisser sa place à un Blanc dans un bus. Un car transportant des "marcheurs de la liberté" est arrêté et incendié par une foule blanche sudiste. James Meredith escorté pour se rendre en cours. - En 1962, la Cour suprême ordonne que James Meredith, un étudiant noir, soit admis à l’université du Mississippi, ce qui n’avez jamais été le cas jusque là. From Rap To Rock: 10 Powerful Protest Songs About Police Injustice - Music Fashions. Six days after the Aug. 10 shooting death of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old college-bound kid who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, rapper J.

From Rap To Rock: 10 Powerful Protest Songs About Police Injustice - Music Fashions

Cole released his emotional tribute song “Be Free.” For many hip-hop fans it was a rare moment of socially conscious protest in this Instagram selfie era that has seen Rick Ross use the tragic murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin as a lyrical punchline and “Anaconda” queen Nicki Minaj face widespread rebuke for including an iconic “By Any Means Necessary” photo of outspoken ’60s freedom fighter Malcolm X for the cover of her underground track “Lookin’ Ass Nigga.” Since Cole’s statement, a number of acts from T.I. (“New National Anthem”) and Lauryn Hill (“Black Rage”) have stepped up to the plate to speak on the issue of police brutality, economic disparity, and rage that has engulfed Ferguson following days of protests and rioting.

But as the dead prez song goes, it’s bigger than hip-hop. Quand la soul s'engage. La musique soul puise ses racines dans le gospel, auquel fut incorporé la fougue du rythm’n’blues.

Quand la soul s'engage.

Cette musique puissamment émotionnelle se développe dans la foulée du succès de Ray Charles en 1954, pour atteindre son plein épanouissement au cours des 1960’s. Dans un premier temps son public se compose principalement de Noirs élevés dans l’ambiance désinhibante de L’Eglise, et de quelques jeunes admirateurs blancs séduits par ces chants qu’ils entendent à la radio. A l’origine, comme pour le rock’n’roll, la soul exprime une rébellion.

« 33 révolutions par minute » : la contestation en quatre chansons. La couverture de « 33 révolutions par minute » Réaliser un panorama des chansons de contestation sur près d’un siècle, c’est ce qu’a tenté Dorian Lynksey, journaliste musical au Guardian.

« 33 révolutions par minute » : la contestation en quatre chansons

Enfin traduit de l’anglais et paru le 17 octobre aux éditions Rivages, son ouvrage « 33 révolutions par minute » retrace les grands moments de la « protest song » anglophone de Billie Holiday à – tenez-vous – Green Day, en 33 chapitres, chacun dédié à une chanson rebelle qui a marqué sa génération. The Protest Movement: The 10 Best Political Protest Songs of the 70s. This 1978 single by The Clash, also appeared on US versions of their 1977 debut album (which wasn't released in the States until 1979).

The Protest Movement: The 10 Best Political Protest Songs of the 70s

This is just one of many socially conscious protest songs by The Clash that could of been considered for this list. The Band was also involved with the UK "Rock Against Racism" protest movement, and their feelings towards racism was heavily reflected in their music. "(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais" tackles many weighty issues such as anti-violence, race relations & wealth distribution. The song also protests the mainstreaming of punk rock: "Turning rebellion into money" and it takes aim at the social decline in the UK: "If Adolf Hitler flew in today, they'd send a limousine anyway. " For a 4 minute song it really does cover a lot of ground.

R&B, Soul, Funk, and Social Consciousness. As the 50s became the 60s, African-American musicians who worked in R&B and Soul struggled to break out of the Chittlin’ Circuit, that small network of African-American clubs and theaters that spanned the South and the urban North.

R&B, Soul, Funk, and Social Consciousness

While some musicians found great success others saw their success “taken” from them by white performers. The 1960s also saw the rise of Black-owned media and the increasing centrality of social consciousness to African-American music. A good place to start this discussion will be to look at the differences between Northern and Southern music. The Top Ten Social and Political Protest Songs. Billie Holiday: "Strange fruit" (1939) Right On! Classic Political Hard Soul-Funk Albums, Singles & LP-Tracks. Sly & The Family Stone There's a Riot Goin' On (1971) Simply the greatest single album I have ever heard.

Right On! Classic Political Hard Soul-Funk Albums, Singles & LP-Tracks

This is Sly Stone's magnum opus, and it's straight out off a cocaine-induced hell of paranoia. Muddy sounds, warped lyrics, eerie guitars, droning organs, sinister bass, and that unforgettable tired, tired voice. This is as raw as an exposed nerve... The stage is set with the sardonic "Luv & Haight", a messy mixture of rumbling basslines, fatback drums, hints of brass and a world weary Sly Stone proclaiming he feels so good, he doesn't need to move.

The pace slows down considerably with the drug hazed, ultra paranoid future blues of "Just Like a Baby", on which Sly and his buddy Bobby Womack moan, weep and testify while a plodding bass and spooky Hammond organ unnervingly carry on behind them. Before you know it, you feel like you've been dumped at an abandoned station where a tired, beaten up locomotive is trying to gather up momentum. Strange Fruit. Nina simone - four Women. Nina Simone: Mississippi Goddam. Paroles et traduction "Mississippi Goddam" 71. Sam Cooke:"A change is gonna come". Sam Cooke et Mohammed Ali, deux militants actifs de la cause des Noirs américains.

71. Sam Cooke:"A change is gonna come".

Sam Cooke, précurseur de la soul en gestation et ancien membre du célèbre groupe de gospel des Soul stirers, admire les talents de songwriter de Dylan, tout particulièrement Blowin’ in the wind. A son tour, il compose en 1964 ce qu’il souhaite voir devenir un hymne plein d‘espoir, A change is gonna come (« un changement va survenir ») titre poignant qui évoque les changements positifs qui interviennent enfin pour les Afro-américains.

Voici ce que Greil Marcus disait de la chanson de Cooke dans son ouvrage "Bob Dylan à la croisée des chemins _ Like a Rolling Stone": "A change is gonna come est une chanson sur la liberté.Sur le racisme aussi; un appel, venu du royaume des morts, aux marcheurs de Selma dont certains étaient en train de creuser leur propre tombe (...).L'orchestration était du Hollywood pur jus, genre musique de film (...). Sam Cooke:"A change is gonna come. refrain Ohhh! A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke. Sam Cooke- A change is gonna come traduction. Blowin In The Wind at the Copa - Sam Cooke. Timmy Thomas - Why can't we live together. Nikki Giovanni's "The Great Pax Whitie" (Peace Be Still) - A T Short #13 (480p HQ)

The Great Pax Whitie by Nikki Giovanni (traduction) Baby Huey - Hard Times (1971) Mike James Kirkland - "Hang On In There" John Legend Feat. The Roots Hang On In There. Billy Paul - East.wmv. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On. WHAT'S GOING ON - Marvin GAYE. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On (Live) Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Sir Joe Quarterman- (I Got) So Much Trouble In My Mind(1973) Choice Of Colors - Impressions. Curtis Mayfield (Live) We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue. Curtis Mayfield - We People Who Are Darker Than Blue (Live) HQ. The Impressions - This is My Country. Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead - YouTube.flv. Right on for The Darkness - Curtis Mayfield. Curtis Mayfield - Eddie You Should Know Better.wmv. The Flames - Stand up and be counted. Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul - The way they do my life. Stevie Wonder - Living for the city 1974. Gil Scott Heron - The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. You Haven't Done Nothin' - Stevie Wonder.

Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street. Helene Smith - You Got To Be a Man. Chi Lites - For God Sake Give More Power To The People (1971) Sly and the Family Stone - Stand! The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone. Ball Of Confusion by THE TEMPTATIONS. The O'Jays - Back Stabbers. WAR ~ The World Is A Ghetto. Edwin Starr - War.

Edwin Starr- War (HQ) The O'Jays - Ship Ahoy (1973) The Staple Singers Respect Yourself Live Filmed Performance 1972. The Staple Singers - Long Walk To D.C. Ball of Confusion! lyrics by the Temptations! Donny Hathaway『Someday We'll All Be Free』 Stevie Wonder - Living For The City (live 1974) HQ. Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman.

Movin' On Up" The Music and Message of Curtis Mayfield & The. People Get Ready - The Impressions. Candi Staton In The Ghetto. Is It Because I Am Black- Syl Johnson. Johnny Taylor {I Am Somebody}Pt:1&2. Woman of the Ghetto Marlena Shaw. Gladys Knight and the Pips - Friendship Train (Live 1972 - FULL VERSION) Four Women Nina Simone.