Category Archives: Freedom

Come on up for the rising tonight

Come on up for the rising tonight

Inauguration anthem of President Barack Obama.

Song (click for full lyrics): The Rising

Artist: Bruce Springsteen

Album: The RisingBruce Springsteen The Rising

Year: 2002

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Won’t you help me share my load from the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road

Won’t you help me share my load, from the dark end of the street to the bright side of the road?

A classic from Van Morrison as President Barack Obama takes office.

Song (click for full lyrics): Bright Side of the Road

Artist: Van Morrisonvan-morrison-into-the-music1

Album: Into the Music

Year: 1979

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Freedom of choice is what you’ve got. Freedom from choice is what you want.

“Freedom of choice is what you’ve got. Freedom from choice is what you want”

Rock the Vote

Song (click for full lyrics): Freedom of ChoiceDEVO Freedom of Choice

Artist: DEVO

Album: Freedom of Choice

Year: 1980

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When I walk beside her, I am the better man

“When I walk beside her, I am the better man”

Dedicated to Gina, on our anniversary.

Song (click for full lyrics): Hard SunHard Sun Eddie Vedder

Artist: Covered by Eddie Vedder (lyrics and original by Gordon Peterson/Indio)

Album: Into the Wild Soundtrack

Year: 2007

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I’m free to do what I want any old time

Rolling Stones December’s Children“I’m free to what I want any old time

Song (click for full lyrics): I’m Free

Artist: The Rolling Stones

Album: December’s Children

Year: 1965

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And so this is Christmas, and what have you done?

A fitting lyric for today and a call for Peace on Earth.

“And so this is Christmas, and what have you done?

John Lennon ImagineSong (click for full lyrics): Happy Christmas (War is Over)

Artist: John Lennon

Album: Shaved Fish or Imagine

Year: 1971

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Rock the Casbah

Rock the CasbahThe Clash Combat Rock

Song (click for full lyrics): Rock the Casbah

Artist: The Clash

Album: Combat Rock

Year: 1982

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