Top Ten Civil Rights Anthems for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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3. Curtis Mayfield - "People Get Ready"
This poetic exposition on freedom employs biblical allusion, metaphor, and rhyming scheme in concert to provide an awesome listening experience layered with oceans of meaning.

2. Ray Charles - "Lift Every Voice And Sing"
The '70s style arrangement doesn't take away from the gospel impact of the lyrics.

1. "We Shall Overcome Someday"

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