Here is the video of Ed Sheeran’s cover of the Bob Dylan protest song ‘Masters of War.’ It is the British singer-songwriter’s contribution to the One Campaign’s Agit8 initiative which coincides with the June 2013 G8 Summit in Northern Ireland. More details and the full clip are below, after the jump.
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Watch video above. As noted, the song Ed Sheeran performed is ‘Masters of War,’ which is a 1963 protest song by Bob Dylan. It is one of a number of such recordings of protest songs by music artists — U2, Sting, will.i.am, Tom Morello, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mumford & Sons, and Green Day among others — in support of the One Campaign’s initiative. The organization, co-founded by Bono, has a mission to address the issue of global poverty. There are more performances at the official Web site; direct link here.
Photo credit: Ipswich Borough Council (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikipedia
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