Occupy Wall Street! Top Five Moments of Musical Protest From Hippies to Beasties

Since erupting in New York City's Zuccotti Park on September 17, the #occupywallstreet movement has been taking the nation by storm with it's populist rage and youthful vigor.

One sure sign OWS is a youth movement is the increasing number of musicians and performers who have been dropping by unannounced. Rumors of a Radiohead concert proved to be untrue, but in the past few weeks occupiers have been treated to impromptu performances by rapper Talib Kweli and Neutral Milk Hotel frontman Jeff Magnum.

As Emma Goldman said: "If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution." And so, without further ado, check the jump for some of Crossfade's favorite moments of musical protest.

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