Category Music

Benjamin Britten’s ‘War Requiem’ with poetry by Wilfred Owen

What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?
      — Only the monstrous anger of the guns.
      Only the stuttering rifles’ rapid rattle
Can patter out their hasty orisons.

Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie

Spookingly timely the day after the illegal bombing of Syria.

Buffy Sainte-Marie | The War Racket (music video)

“The War Racket” tell it like it is. powerful music, powerful visuals.

War and the Environment | No War 2017: Emma’s Revolution Sings (Video)

Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance

Pete Seeger: Waist Deep in the Big Muddy (Video/Audio)

Afghanistan again, North Korea, Ukraine, etc., ad nauseam. End Endless War

Bill Moyers | A Poignant Poem That Encapsulates 2016

Bill Moyers shares “Starting with Black,” which addresses the “urgent political and moral crisis” that we currently face. Bill Moyers. (photo: PBS) By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company  RSN  December 31, 2016 y friend Jim Haba, a fine poet in his own right, has done more than anyone I know to democratize the popularity […]

Sara Thompsen sings Water is Life in honor of Standing Rock

We, too, can sing in the new day.

Peace All Over the World | Playing for Change

Robert Bradley is originally from Detroit, Michigan, but we filmed this song in Los Angeles in front of a Playing For Change graffiti wall painted by a local artist.

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream | Pete Seeger (Video)

Last night on the anniversary of the signing of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Women Against Military Madness, and other groups with offices at 4200 Cedar in Minneapolis, dedicated a Peace Pole in the front of the building.

The World Has Lost All Sense of Perspective When We Mourn the Passing of Prince but Not 500 Migrants

The Taliban set off their explosives at the very wall of the ‘elite’ security force – watch out for that word ‘elite’ – which was supposed to protect the capital. Whole families were annihilated. No autopsies for them. Local television showed an entire family – a mother and father and three children blown to pieces in a millisecond

VIDEO: War/No More Trouble – Playing for Change | Legendado em Português

We don’t need, no more trouble. In English with Portuguese subtitles. Features Bono. LucKasRamone # Posted May 12, 2011 Media for the people!  Click here to help Rise Up Times continue to bring you vital analysis of and commentary about current issues you won’t find in the mainstream corporate media.  

VIDEO: Celebration | Songs Around The World | Playing for Change

The kids get into the act. Wonderful! Amazing! Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. Join the movement at http://www.playingforchange.com. Playing For Change November 20, 2015 Media for the people!  Click here to help Rise Up Times continue to bring you vital analysis of and commentary about current issues you won’t find […]

VIDEO: What’s Going On | Playing For Change | Song Around The World

Another great song from Playing for Change. Dedicated to #Justice for Jamar and the 4th precinct encampment in Minneapolis. Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. We started this performance with PFC Band members Titi Tsira and Clarence Bekker while on a trip together in Rio de […]

Grateful Dead’s 1970 classic, “Ripple” | Playing for Change Song Around the World

The inimitable Playing for Change bringing you music with musicians from around the world. Published on Jul 5, 2015 https://playingforchange.com/rippleef… – We are proud to share with you an ALL NEW Song Around The World in honor of the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary. Our friends at JamBase asked us to turn the Grateful Dead’s 1970 classic, […]

▶ The Frackettes: “Death of Democracy” and “Fracking is a Town’s Best Friend” (Music)

After an onslaught of legislation to overturn local control in Texas, The Frackettes are back in business! Puppets For The Planet   Published on May 14, 2015 Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also […]

▶ “Revolution” The Beatles

Well, you know
We all want to change the world
But when you talk about destruction
Don’t you know that you can count me out

▶ Nina Simone: Revolution

  Published on Feb 23, 2013 “Revolution” by Nina Simone Recording session: Unknown (possibly rehearsal for Olympia concert in 1968) Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us […]

▶ Nina Simone: Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)

Published on Feb 21, 2013 “Why? (The King Of Love Is Dead)” by Nina Simone Recording session: Live in Stockholm, 1968 Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find […]

▶ “Guantanamera” by Playing for Change

SYNOPSIS We invite you to watch and enjoy another  Song Around The World from our new album: “Guantanamera”. We started the song with Carlos Varela in Havana and it features over 75 Cuban musicians around the world, from Havana and Santiago to Miami, Barcelona and Tokyo. We recorded and produced this track with Jackson Browne, […]

▶ Changing the World, One Word at a Time!

These three girls aren’t afraid of their voices, and they have something to say. The Queen Latifah Show Published on Nov 4, 2014 Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen, members of the Get Lit organization perform “Somewhere in America”. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page […]