"Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag"
Young scholars analyze the lyrics to the anti-Vietnam war song, "Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag" by Joe MacDonald. They watch an excerpt of the song being sung at Woodstock, answer discussion questions, and conduct research on protest songs.
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