Protest Songs with lyrics and chords for ukulele, guitar, banjo etc - Titles H-K

380+ Protest Songs about war, racism, sexism, injustice, social exclusion, prejudice, civil rights, corruption, politics, discrimination, abuse and other aspects of the often lamentable human condition. Also with PDF for printing.

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THIS SONG COLLECTION probably includes all the best know protest songs ever, most of these songs include lyrics with chords marked, some also include tab and a few have lyrics only. Some writers have been very prolific with this type of song, and Bob Dylan, Pete Seegar and Phil Ochs stand out as the masters of the genre but you will also find many others, some surprising, as authors and performers of the protest song. Note that some of the songs have more that one version reflecting variations in arrangement lyrics or key.


Although many of the songs mention artist or author names, this may not be accurate and these songs should not be considered as definitive versions representative of any particular performance or artist. Also the keys and chord sequences chosen may also vary considerably between versions by different artists. Some of these songs may be in the public domain or traditional categories, however most are not, and should you wish to use them as a basis of a performance or for any non-personal study purpose you are advised to contact the copyright holders (where available, copyright info has been included with the song). These transcriptions are made by many different individuals from all over the world for their own research and instruction, and as such are liable to great variation in interpretation and opinion. They are being shared on this site for educational purposes only, please see our copyright page for more info.

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Hair- James Rado(hair) Happy Christmas(war Is Over)- John Lennon Hard Times- Stephen C Foster Hard Times In New York Town- Bob Dylan Hard Travelin- Woody Guthrie Harry Truman- Robert Lamm Heavy Horses- Ian Anderson Here's To The State Of Mississippi- Phil Ochs Here's To The State Of Richard Nixon- Phil Ochs Hero Nam Vet- Ron Rackley Hey, Nellie, Nellie- Sam Brown Higher Ground- Stevie Wonder Highway 61 Revisited- Bob Dylan Hiram Hubbard- Trad Hiroshima Hiroshima Nagasaki Russian Roulette- Jim Page Hobos Lullaby- Woody Guthrie Hobos Lullaby- Woody Guthrie 1 Holiday- Greenday Hurricane- Bob Dylan I Ain't Got No Home- Woody Guthrie I Ain't Marchin' Anymore- Phil Ochs I Aint Marching Anymore- Phil Ochs 1 I Am Not At War With Anyone- Luka Bloom- Ly Ideology- Billy Bragg I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing- The New Seekers I'd Love To Change The World- Alvin Lee I Don't Like Mondays- Bob Geldof(the Boomtown Rats) I Feel Like Im Fixing To Die Rag Chords- Country Joe Mcdonald I Feel Like I'm Fixin' To Die Rag- Joe Mcdonald 1965 If I Had A Hammer- Lee Hays If I Had A Hammer- Peter Paul And Mary If I Had A Rocket Launcher- Bruce Cockburn If I Were Free- Jesse Winchester I Gonna Say It Now- Phil Ochs Imagine- John Lennon I'm Gonna Be An Engineer- Peggy Seeger In A World Gone Mad- Beastie Boys Innocent Child- Mick Jones Instant Karma- John Lennon In Your Name- Graham Nash It Better End Soon- Robert Lamm Its Good News Week- Hedgehoppers Anonymous It's The End Of The World As We Know It- R.e.m. It Takes A Married Man To Sing A Worried Song- Woody Guthrie Jack And Diane- John Cougar Mellencamp Janie's Got A Gun- Steven Tyler Jefferson And Liberty- Traditional Jesus Christ- Woody Guthrie Joe Hill- Phil Ochs Joe Hill Ukulele- Joan Baez Johnny, I Hardly Knew You- Trad Just A Girl- Gwen Stefani

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