Nina Simone I Wish I Feel To Be Free Analysis

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I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free by Nina Simone Nina Simone was a talented and popular singer in 1967, her music was playing on the radio and sometimes they played her songs on the streets. She was one of the most powerful women who was protesting against government and for civil rights. Her songs made people think that it doesn’t really make a big difference if people are black or white, or if you are speaking different languages. Nina Simone is a black women who expressed her feelings by writing songs and singing in front of millions. Every single word in her songs was very sensual, and every single note was very careful thought out,like in these lines: Well I wish I could be like a bird in the sky How sweet it would be If I found I could fly I 'd soar to the sun And look down at the sea And I sing 'cause I know How it feels to be free…show more content…
What about the one heart? One Heart! What about - ? Let 's get together and feel all right As it was in the beginning (One Love!) So shall it be in the end (One Heart!) All right! https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/bobmarley/onelovepeoplegetready.html 5)Abraham,Martin and John by Dion Dimucci (1968) Dion Dimucci with his song Abraham,Martin and John tried to prove to people that folk-rock is really good style to express feelings. This song is about Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy (songmeanings). Abraham he was president, and in his time he abolished slavery. This was a huge step for the US. This is brought forward in the lyric, “Anybody seen my old friend Abraham, he freed a lot of people, but it seems the good they die young”. This is talking about him dying and the fact that all three people mentioned in the song were all good and wondering why they ‘can’t come back’. The lyric “Didn’t you love the things they stood for didn’t they try to find some good for you and me” . This song is celebrating the good these men brought to there country and the
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