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Listen To Land Rights

Artwork by Preeti Singh for ArtistsForClimate.org

We're bringing land rights back ...

Aint no power like the power of the people 'cause the power of the people don't stop

Sara Marlowe

Wanna make some noise, really raise your voice?

People are singing for land rights around the world. Whether you're in the mood for reggae, hip hop, country, pop, or rock, we've found you a land rights ballad up your alley. Scroll to see our collection of songs about the fight and struggle for land.

Check back often as we collect popular tracks composed about and by women, youth, peasants, farmers, forest dwellers, fisher folk and Indigenous Peoples who have one thing in common - the fight for their right to land.

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Anna Tijoux, Somos Sur

Calle Trece, Latinoamérica

Woodie Gutherie, This Land Is Your Land

Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Taxi

Canción de la reforma Agraria, Canto Crisol

Michael Jackson, Earth Song

Gloria Estefan, Mi Tierra

Johnny Cash, The Ballad of Ira Hayes

Iron Maiden, Run to the Hills

Yothu Yindi, Treaty

At Adau, Forest Breeze

Aisa Des Hai Mera, Madan Mohan

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We're always on the look out for land rights-related music, and we definitely want to hear from you. Hit us up on social media.

Artwork by Gabriela Basin for Fine Acts

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