Baez, Bon Jovi, Mike Scott: Which Iran Protest Song Is Right for You?
Travel Blog • Jim Benning • 07.01.09 | 11:51 AM ET
If you were a child of the 60s, then perhaps it’s Joan Baez’s “We Shall Overcome.” If you came of age in the 80s, then maybe it’s Jon Bon Jovi’s “Stand By Me,” which he recorded with Iranian exile Andy Madadian.
I’m a longtime fan of the Waterboys and their sometimes solo-recording frontman, Mike Scott, so I’m loving his tribute, which draws on the words of W.B. Yeats.
Which is your favorite? Any others we shouldn’t miss? Here they are: