Music has been used to lift up inspiring and hopeful visions for our world. Here are some of the classic songs that have spoken to so many people as the many millions of views on each of these videos attest.
Heal the World &
We Are the World.
In the 1980s Michael Jackson wrote and produced several hits that spoke of the hopes for a better world but that also moved people to action in areas such as famine relief. His collaborative mobilization of many of the top pop, R&B, and rock musicians in the world has been a target of comedy, but no cynic has helped the hungry like Jackson did.
Heal the World
We Are the World
Former Beatle John Lennon created an anthem for peace that has inspired many across cultures and generations. In the
Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong there was a
Lennon Wall where people could put up their dreams,
You may say that I’m a dreamer, I’m not the only one.
Bob Marley is probably the best-known musician around the world. His vision of a peaceful and just world stirred many people, especially in the two-thirds world.