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Best Political and Protest Folk Music Artists

The most prominent political and protest singers throughout American history


A look at some of the best American protest singers throughout American history, including artists who sang for the Civil Rights, feminist, and peace movements, and those who have stood for the environment, LGBT rights, and other causes important to people everywhere.
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Phil Ochs Live in Concert at the Newport Folk FestivalPhil OchsWoody Guthrie - The Asch Recordings CD CoverWoody GuthrieJoan BaezProtest Folk Singer/Songwriter Holly NearHolly Near
Activist Singer/Songwriter Pete SeegerPete SeegerUtah Phillips CD CoverUtah PhillipsSinger/Songwriter Dan Bern Live in Concert in SeattleDan BernAni Difranco Live at Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, CO, 2006Ani Difranco
Steve Earle Live at Camp Casey Steve Earle
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