Songs about historical events

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ArtistSongEvent
Billy JoelMajor events from 1949 to 1989
ABBANapoleonic Wars battle
NenaCold War (fictionalized)
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young1970 Kent State shootings
Led Zeppelin (cover)Great Mississippi Flood of 1927
Johnny HortonWar of 1812 battle
Neil YoungSpanish conquest of the Aztecs
Robbie WilliamsThe year 2000
U2Killing of protesters in Northern Ireland, 1972
Eric Bogle / The Fureys / Dropkick MurphysStory of Willie McBride, fallen WWI soldier
ArtistSongEvent
Iron MaidenSlaughter of Native Americans
Paul HardcastleVietnam War and its effects on young soldiers
Gordon Lightfoot1975 Lake Superior shipwreck
Don McLean1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper
Elton JohnDeath of Marilyn Monroe (re-released for death of Princess Diana)
Bruce SpringsteenStory of a fictional Vietnam War veteran
RedgumAustralian soldiers in the Vietnam War
Boney M.Russian mystic who influenced Czar Nicholas II
Boomtown Rats1979 school shooting by Brenda Ann Spencer
The ScorpionsFall of Berlin Wall, end of Cold War

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