They Can't Take Away Our Music
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|"They Can't Take Away Our Music"|
|Single by Eric Burdon & War|
|from the album The Black Man's Burdon|
|Genre||R&B, funk, soul, gospel|
|Length||4:53 (single), 6:45 (album)|
|Writer(s)||War, Jerry Goldstein|
|Eric Burdon & War singles chronology|
They Can't Take Away Our Music is a song performed by Eric Burdon & War featuring Sharone Scott & The Beautiful New Born Children in 1970. It was released as a single in 1970. This was their last single before they split in the same year. It charted #50 on the US charts and #35 on the Canadian chart.
It was covered a few times, but the most successful version was done by Donna Summer in 1994.
Like most of the other studio tracks recorded by Eric Burdon & War, the song was banned from YouTube in the early years.