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"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.

"They Can't Take Away Our Music"
Single by Eric Burdon & War
from the album The Black Man's Burdon
B-side"Home Cookin'"
Format7" single
GenreR&B, funk, soul, gospel
Length4:53 (single), 6:45 (album)
Songwriter(s)War, Jerry Goldstein
Producer(s)Jerry Goldstein
Eric Burdon & War singles chronology
"Paint It Black"
"They Can't Take Away Our Music"
"Magic Mountain"

It was subsequently recorded by several other artists with the most successful remake done by Donna Summer in 1994.


  1. ^ "Eric Burdon And War* - They Can't Take Away Our Music / Home Cookin'". Retrieved 2016-10-05.