Favourite Protest Song: War by Edwin Starr
Favourite Protest Song:
War by Edwin Starr
There are Threes used in this song.
Eg. "Ooh, war. Has shattered many a-young man's dreams.Made him
disabled, bitter, and mean
There's also Alliteration in the song.
Eg. (" What is it good for? ")
Stand up and shout it
Peace, love and understanding
tells me. Is there no place for anything else?"
Eg. "Ohh war, I
. Cause it means destruction of innocent
. War means tears, to thousand of mother's
. When their sons go off to fight and lose their
Ends with a sound that
There's one part of the lyrics in this song is to protest from wars, from keeping mother's eyes with tears and to save their son's lives.Eg, " War means tears, to thousand of mother's eyes. When their sons go off to fight and lose their lives".
Eg. " They said we must fight to keep our freedom. But lord, knows that there's got to be a better way.
Another part of the lyrics says that if you're a believer of God. He will know that there's a solution to keep their freedom rather than fighting for it.
The tempo of this song is fast also called "
The theme of this song is "Absolutely nothing". The main idea is Anti - Vietnam War. Edwin Starr asked what is it good for? The answer is absolutely nothing.
This type of music is more likely to a soul song.
Repeating the same lines for few times.
Eg. "(What is it good for?)" Absolutely (nothing)
Say it Say it Say it
It ain'tnothin' but a heartbreaker! (war)
Friend only to the undertaker
Why do I like this song
I like this song because it carried a strong powerful message to all about the darkness of war.
It also brings out the message of sadness and painfulness of war to mankind and there must be a better way to solve it
It is also telling the world to have peace and harmony rather WAR