Top 10 Civil Rights Anthems for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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4. Jackie Wilson's "When Will Our Day Come"
Straight outta Detroit, fired up, and ready to go, Jackie WIlson, the consummate entertainer, channels the underlying sentiments of pain and fury into virtuosic musicality.



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

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