An uplifting playlist inspired by Martin Luther King

Posted on January 16th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

MLK PlaylistOn the third January of each year, the United States celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the Civil Rights Movement was an iconic figure in American history, known especially for his non-violent methods of inspiring change and revolution.

It’s fitting, then, that the holiday honoring MLK be marked by a playlist of uplifting songs. Have a listen on Spotify, where you can add your own heartening songs to the mix. Or simply create your own version using the tracklist below.

  1. ABRAHAM, MARTIN & JOHN – Dion
  2. BY THE TIME I GET TO ARIZONA – Public Enemy
  3. WE SHALL OVERCOME – Bruce Springsteen
  4. TAKE IT FROM DR. KING – Pete Seeger
  5. KEEP ON PUSHING – The Impressions
  6. A CHANGE IS GONNA COME – Sam Cooke
  7. SISTER ROSA – Neville Brothers
  8. A DREAM GOES ON FOREVER – Todd Rundgren
  9. THEY KILLED HIM – Kris Kristofferson
  10. SHED A LITTLE LIGHT – James Taylor
  11. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – The Clash
  12. LIKE A KING – Ben Harper
  13. RESPECT – Aretha Franklin
  14. MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA – Gladys Knight & The Pips
  15. A DREAM – Common featuring Will.i.am
  16. UP TO THE MOUNTAIN (MLK SONG) – Patty Griffith
  17. DON’T DREAM IT’S OVER – Crowded House
  18. BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND – Bob Dylan

Posted on January 16th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos