Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

Compiled by Dee Holliday, Librarian for African American African Diaspora Studies Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington, Indiana

  • We Shall Overcome
  • We Shall not be Moved
  • Aint Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round
  • Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
  • This Little Light of Mine
  • Mississippi Goddamn – Nina Simone
  • A Change is Gonna Come – Otis Redding
  • Young, gifted, and black – Aretha Franklin
  • On My Way – Mahalia Jackson
  • People Get Ready – Curtis Mayfield
  • Ella’s Song: We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest – Sweet Honey in the Rock
  • Wade in the Water – Sweet Honey in the Rock
  • Choice Of Color - Curtis Mayfield
  • Keep On Pushing – Curtis Mayfield
  • La La Peace Song - Al Wilson

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