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Songs to Invoke Revolution

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Songs to Invoke Revolution

We all want to change the world. Well, most of us anyway. So, where do you stand, when others fall? As we talk about revolution, about the turning of tides from one wave to the next, let us drown ourselves, at least for a moment, in definition.


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"Rhythm Nation" is a song by American recording artist Janet Jackson, released as the second single from her fourth studio album, "Rhythm Nation 1814". It was written, composed, and produced by Jackson.

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"They Don't Care About Us" is the fourth single from Michael Jackson's album "HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I", released on March 31, 1996. The song remains one of the most controversial pieces he ever composed.

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"Another Brick in the Wall" is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme, on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera, "The Wall".

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"Another Brick in the Wall" is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme, on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera, "The Wall".

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"Another Brick in the Wall" is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme, on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera, "The Wall".

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"Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)", often shortened to "Inner City Blues", is a song by Marvin Gaye, released as the third and final single from and the climactic song of his 1971 landmark album, "What's Going On".

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"Fight the Power" is a song by American hip-hop group Public Enemy, released as a single in June 1989 on Motown Records. It was conceived at the request of film director Spike Lee, who sought a musical theme for his 1989 film "Do the Right Thing".

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"Revolution" is a song by The Beatles, written by John Lennon and credited to Lennon–McCartney. Two versions of the song were recorded in 1968: a hard rock version, and a slower, bluesier arrangement.

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"Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution" is the second single from singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman's self-titled debut album. The politically aware song failed to replicate the success of its predecessor, "Fast Car", and peaked at #75 in the United States.

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"Give Peace a Chance" is a song written by John Lennon (credited to Lennon–McCartney), and performed with Yoko Ono in Montreal, Canada. Released as a single in 1969 by Plastic Ono Band on Apple Records.

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Last Updated: July 13, 2021

About 'Shefik presents Invocation'

Aptly titled "Shefik presents Invocation", the nationally-syndicated radio show is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. The show is currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. The journey continues right here and everywhere.