20 Songs About Solidarity

In these divisive times, it’s more important than ever to come together in solidarity. Music is one way we can all do that. Here are 20 songs that celebrate the power of solidarity.

1. “Solidarity Forever” by Tom Morello

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“Solidarity Forever” by Tom Morello is a version of the song originally written by Ralph Chaplin in 1915. It is a song about standing together against oppression.

The lyrics celebrate the power of solidarity and proclaim that “the union makes us strong.” This song is a rallying cry for all who fight for justice and equality.

2. “We Are the World” by Various Artists

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“We Are the World” is a powerful anthem of solidarity that was recorded by more than 45 stars in 1985. The song brings together artists from all over the world to join their voices in support of famine relief.

This classic tune speaks to the power of global unity and reminds us that we are all part of something larger than ourselves.

3. “Heal the World” by Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson’s “Heal the World” is a song of hope and encouragement. It speaks to the power of unity and solidarity, calling for people to come together to create a better world.

Through this song, Michael encourages us all to stand in solidarity and become the ones who change the future for the better.

4. “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz

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Jason Mraz’s “I Won’t Give Up” is an empowering love song about perseverance. The lyrics talk about never giving up, even when the odds seem against you. This uplifting song celebrates the power of standing together in solidarity and refusing to give up on our partner.

5. “Come Together” by The Beatles

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The Beatles’ “Come Together” is an iconic anthem that celebrates the band’s formation. The lyrics form a story of each of their individual personalities coming together in solidarity to form one band.

This song is a beautiful celebration of the power of uniting together and creating something greater than the sum of its parts.

6. “Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M.

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R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” is a powerful song of comfort. The lyrics speak to the power of being there for one another, even in our darkest moments, uniting everyone who shares the sentiment.

This comforting song will inspire everyone to come together in solidarity and show love and support for those who need it most.

7. “Message In A Bottle” by The Police

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The Police’s “Message in a Bottle” is a song about hope in the worst of times. The lyrics tell the story of someone sending out a message to find comfort, understanding, and strength in a hopeless situation.

In that hopelessness, the world replied to the man, saying that he was not alone in that battle and that they were all finding hope together.

8. “We Are Young” by Fun.

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Fun.’s “We Are Young” is a powerful anthem that celebrates the spirit of youth. The lyrics talk about how, no matter the age, at this moment, we are all young and embrace this false youth. This song will inspire everyone to unleash their young spirit and party on.

9. “Fight The Power” by Public Enemy

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Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” is an anthem that celebrates the power of fighting against oppression and racism.

The song calls out those who are oppressed and encourages them to fight for justice and equality. This is a powerful call to arms that will inspire everyone to stand together in solidarity.

10. “Get Up, Stand Up” by Bob Marley and The Wailers

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Bob Marley and The Wailers’ “Get Up, Stand Up” is a powerful call to action. The lyrics tell the story of overcoming oppression and standing together in solidarity against injustice. This song will inspire everyone to come together in the face of adversity and fight for justice and equality.

11. “We Shall Overcome” by Mahalia Jackson

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Mahalia Jackson’s “We Shall Overcome” is a moving gospel song that speaks to resilience and hope. If we trust in the Lord together, we can overcome any obstacle. This song is an anthem of solidarity and giving thanks for the present as well as looking forward to a better future.

12. “New Power Generation” by Prince

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Prince’s “New Power Generation” is a song about a new generation and how they want to guide the path this generation takes. He speaks to the power of coming together with his peers and trying to make a name for themselves. This song celebrates the birth of a new generation.

13. “Solidarity” by Black Uhuru

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Black Uhuru’s “Solidarity” is a reggae song where it talks about people living life the same way most of us want to live it. having a common ground where everyone is equal and stands as one. This song will inspire people to respect each other’s differences and unite in solidarity.

14. “Solidarity” by Jefferson Airplane


Jefferson Airplane’s “Solidarity” is a song that speaks to the power of joining together in unity and solidarity regardless of ethnicity.

The lyrics talk about how, even if we have different beliefs, coming together can create a strong bond between us all. This song will inspire everyone to come together and create something powerful.

15. “Kaleidoscope World” by Francis Magalona

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Francis Magalona’s “Kaleidoscope World” is a song about every person’s uniqueness. Regardless of ethnicity, age, size, height, etc., we are in the same Kaleidoscope World that makes up the colors of life.

This song will inspire everyone to embrace their differences, come together in solidarity, and create a beautiful picture of unity.

16. “Tears” by Siddzartha, Birthday

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Siddzartha and Birthday’s “Tears” is a song about being tired of the apparent injustices. The lyrics speak to how tears are a reminder that we are all connected, no matter our differences. This song will remind everyone that tears will be wasted when no action is taken to make those changes.

17. “One Day” by Matisyahu

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This song is a reminder that, no matter how long it takes or what the struggle is, change will come and the sun will shine again.

The lyrics talk about joining together in solidarity with those fighting for justice and equality so they can reach success one day. This song will remind everyone to stay strong, united, and to believe in the power of solidarity.

18. “Solidarity” by Mo McMorrow


Mo McMorrow’s “Solidarity” is a song about coming together to fight for the Black Lives Movement. The lyrics talk about recognizing our differences but also coming together to fight for justice and equality.

This song reminds us that we should use our voices and powers of solidarity to make a difference in the world.

19. “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King

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Ben E. King’s “Stand by Me” is an iconic soul song about having someone to lean on during hard times. This song speaks to the power of solidarity and friendship when facing difficult times, no matter who you are or where you come from. The lyrics remind us to have faith in each other and never give up hope.

20. “We’re All In This Together” by High School Musical Cast

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The High School Musical Cast’s “We’re All in This Together” is an upbeat song that celebrates the power of togetherness. The lyrics remind us that we can use our own uniqueness to achieve a common goal. With different strengths combined, no goal is impossible to achieve.


These 20 songs about solidarity are a powerful reminder of the strength we have when we stand together. They will inspire you to embrace our differences, unite in solidarity, fight for justice and equality, keep hope alive, and never give up.

Solidarity is the key to making a meaningful change in our world.