4 Classic Rock Songs That Tackle the Theme of War

"Zombie" (Cranberries):  The Cranberries sing of Northern Ireland's pain, where The Troubles caused strife, showing war's needless civilian loss.

"Gimme Shelter" (The Rolling Stones):  The Rolling Stones shout against Vietnam's brutality, with emotive fury, crafting a deeply visceral anthem for the era.

"Fortunate Son" (Creedence Clearwater Revival): Creedence Clearwater Revival highlights Vietnam's injustice, where those in power avoided war, while foot soldiers faced the frontlines.

"Give Peace A Chance" (John Lennon And Plastic Ono Band):  John Lennon pleads for global peace, in both physical and ideological conflicts, as '60s rockers inspire hope for ceasefire.