Music for Marches, Pieces for Protest
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AUUMM members have shared the following suggestions for march and protest music. Many can be learned by rote, others can be downloaded with permission and/or purchased. Additional link suggestions can be sent to

Emma's Revolution
"Peace, Salaam, Shalom"

Raging Grannies
"Songs to express your outrage about all of those things that threaten our grandchildren’s futures — pollution, militarism, greed, ‘isms and more."

Songs for the Great Turning

Sara Thomsen
"Water is Life":

Rise Up and Sing
"The Tide is Rising" (+ many others):

Claflin & Grace
"I'm Gonna Walk It With You":

Movement Choir Corps
This is a closed group on Facebook which describes itself as a musical tactics incubator for the resistance intended for all those committed to teaching, leading, and creating songs to be sung in the streets. (Anyone can ask to join.) This group is envisioned as a place to:

  • Share video and lyrics to songs that have been successfully sung by crowds.
  • Brainstorm songs that COULD be effectively sung by crowds
  • Share tips and techniques for teaching and leading songs.
  • Share requests for songs that need to be written.
  • Share stories of HOW songs have been used tactically as part of the resistance.
  • Write/remix/tweak songs collectively

Movement Music(Matt Meyers' youtube channel)

Music for the Movement - Zo Tobi

A San Francisco Bay group which has written their own lyrics to familiar melodies, as well as gathered good protest songs.


No Enemies
Que no caiga la fe
Danos un corazon
I can't keep quiet
O Refugees are welcome here
O women's rights are human rights
We are building up a new world
Hold On
Ella's Song
We are Ones
Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn me Round
It doesn't have to be like this
Which Side Are you On?
Wade in the Water
Rattle the Cage

Joyce Poley Music
"Now Is the Time"- music. Free to use.

Nick Page Music:
All the pdf files may be used. There are instructions on each.

Jim Scott Music:
"We Are The Earth" -
Jim Scott live in Davis CA -
Climate March Sept 21, 2015, in NYC-

Justice Choir Movement
Website (with downloadable Justice Choir Songbook):
YouTube Channel (playlists for learning songs):
Social Media (follow for events, new songs & videos):
    Facebook -
    Twitter -

Melanie DeMore Music
One Foot/Lead With Love:
I Will Be Your Standing Stone: &


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