Five on Friday Set 142

Posted: Friday, October 05, 2012 by Travis Cody in

Let's get in the peace mood, shall we?  These are a few of the songs I used in my 100 Reasons to Blog for Peace last year.

These songs are 40 years old or more.  But it's true...songs with real meaning, written and performed from real conviction, are timeless.

Happy weekend gang!

Yes We Can, written by Allen Toussaint, as released by The Pointer Sisters in 1973

Easy to be Hard, originally from the musical Hair, circa 1967, as released by Three Dog Night in 1969

People Got to be Free, written by Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati, as released The Rascals in 1968

Share the Land, written by Burton Cummings and Kurt Winter, as released by The Guess Who in 1970

For What it's Worth, written by Stephen Stills, as released by Buffalo Springfield in 1967

On 4 November 2012, just 30 days from today, the 9th Blog Blast for Peace kicks off with bloggers from all around the world posting messages of peace and harmony under the phrase Dona Nobis Pacem.

The last two years I have added quotes to the end of all my posts for the 30 days leading to Blog Blast Day. Last year I counted down with 100 Reasons to Blog for Peace. Work and life prevented me from getting organized to do a new 100 reasons this year, but I always want to bring awareness about the event.

This year, that awareness comes from my 30 Days of Peace Quotes. I shall also repeat my final 30 Reasons to Blog for Peace from last year.

Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.  Unknown

Reason 29:  Because posting a Peace Globe and sharing my thoughts about Peace is part of my way to try, err, succeed, and never abandon the journey toward peace in my heart, in my community, and in my world.

We speak on one subject with one voice on one day. Won't you join us? You have a voice; how will you use it? Check in at Mimi Writes or at the Peace Globe Gallery for all the details you need to make your Peace Globe and join your voice to the movement.

Join us. You know you want to.

I believe that words have power, so this matters.


  1. For What it's Worth could easily be the theme song for the 60s. Just the music, indeed just the intro, instantly brings me back to the sounds, the war, the flower power, the hippies, the protests...

    Sorry. Did I just age myself? :)

    Have a lovely Friday, Trav.

  1. I have not heard People gotta be free in ages.Thanks for sharing that one.

  1. Wonderful selections. I have my post all ready to go. I like Yes we Can

  1. Groovy, man! The Rascals and Buffalo Springfield--definitely my favorites this week. Looking forward to Blog Blast Day!