We Shall Overcome (5:56)

Cover of Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits

From Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits and 37 other releases

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  • brettkessler

    If you want to know more about the history of this song, here's a short radio documentary about it: https://soundcloud.com/stanfordsoundings/the-story-of-we-shall-overcome

    14 Dec 2014 Reply
  • technozenexp


    28 Jan 2014 Reply
  • JohnnyMath

    Hasta la victoria siempre! [2]

    2 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Hunter_Zombie

    @intubator if you are asking if Pete Seeger wrote it, he didn't and never claimed he did. It was first published in 194O's in a pamphlet edited by him, indirectly attributed to Zilphia Horton, probably written during labour disputes in the South in the 1930's by Louise Shropshire and very possibly inspired by a gospel hymn written at the turn of the century by Charles Albert Tindley that was popular among strikers at that time. Like many songs popularised by Seeger, it has probably been translated into just about every language out there.

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • tnjjbi

    Check out the documentary: Pete Seeger: The Power of Song. Awesome!

    31 Aug 2013 Reply
  • intubator

    "Hum honge kamiyab, hum honge kamiyab ek dhin; oho mann mein hein vishwas, poora hein vishwas, hum honge kamiyab ek dhin" - Now, anyone know which one is the source - this or Pete Seeger's?

    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • fandermusik

    so soll es sein ,so wird es sein , so muss es sein...

    29 Jun 2012 Reply
  • betriebsgruppe

    Hasta la victoria siempre!

    31 Dec 2011 Reply
  • miguelitomama

    WOO HOO!!! I now really FEEL this song. Thank you, Occupy Wall Street!

    18 Oct 2011 Reply
  • ladycaroledowns

    Great song, thanks Jem

    27 Sep 2011 Reply
  • betriebsgruppe


    1 Aug 2011 Reply
  • alabamaralle

    I believe everybody like this song.

    9 Jun 2011 Reply
  • hanstone

    I like that once chick singing harmony.

    6 Jan 2011 Reply
  • BlackCak


    17 May 2010 Reply
  • tomhawk13

    Need to hear this as we enter krystalnacht here in America.

    24 Mar 2010 Reply
  • BillyIdolsHair

    The Complete Carnegie Hall Concert version is incredible.

    23 Mar 2010 Reply
  • tomhawk13

    One of my anthems...

    11 Mar 2010 Reply
  • scienceguy288

    This man deserves a Nobel Peace Prize.

    5 Mar 2010 Reply
  • tomhawk13

    We shall overcome, or we can if we stand up for the right.

    25 Feb 2010 Reply
  • c_bone

    need another dose of this every few months, always stirring, especially live singing with others

    6 Jan 2010 Reply
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