Ten Socially Conscious Christmas Tunes
As the music of the ’60s began to take on more social relevance, the same began to occur with original Christmas songs. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] made a plea that “Someday at Christmas men won’t be boys, Playing with bombs like kids play with toys,” [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] pronounced Happy Xmas (War Is Over) and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Simon and Garfunkel[/lastfm] put a socially relevant spin on the traditional Silent Night.
Take a look at 10 Christmas songs from the past 40 plus years that sing for peace, love and harmony throughout the world.
Someday At Christmas– [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm]
Originally released as the title track of Stevie Wonder’s 1967 Christmas album, the song has had a long life and gained new fans thanks to current heartthrob [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Justin Bieber[/lastfm], who included a version he initially posted to YouTube in 2007 as the closing track on the deluxe version of his new holiday CD Under The Mistletoe.
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