Antonio Luo 6/6/07 For What Its Worth- Buffalo Springfield For What Its Worth is a song that symbolizes the protests around the world regarding to the events of the Vietnam War. The beginning of the song is a study in understatement. The antiestablishment message was ignored and the song was edited to avoid the line “There’s a man with a gun over there, telling you you’ve got to beware”. Ohio-Neil Young Ohio is a protest song in reaction to the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970. It talks about the Ohio National Guardsmen who killed the student protesters and Young's attribution of their deaths to the President of the United States. It tries to bring out the mood of indignation and shock in the shootings. The song was performed by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and written by Neil Young.
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Kent State shootings, Marvin Gaye, Motown, The Temptations