Once upon a time, when protests happened, there were protest songs. When you add a pandemic and a government shutdown that's taking forever to come out of, the need for a good song increases.

They say "music soothes the savage soul" and we sure could use some soothing right now. Sometimes hearing what' going on around us put into words and set to music, puts the whole thing into perspective.

So I asked you "What song best sums up what's going on right now?

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Songs that describe the times we're in

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