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
B-side "Home Cookin'"
Released 1970
Format 7" single
Recorded 1970
Genre R&B, funk, soul, gospel
Length 4:53 (single), 6:45 (album)
Label MGM
Songwriter(s) War, Jerry Goldstein
Producer(s) Jerry Goldstein
Eric Burdon & War singles chronology
"Paint It Black"
(1971)
"They Can't Take Away Our Music"
(1970)
"Magic Mountain"
(1976)

"Paint It Black"
(1971)
"They Can't Take Away Our Music"
(1970)
"Magic Mountain"
(1976)

"They Can't Take Away Our Music" is a song performed by Eric Burdon & War featuring Sharone Scott & The Beautiful New Born Children. It was released as a single in 1970.[1] 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 subsequently recorded by several other artists with the most successful remake done by Donna Summer in 1994.

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