Songs to kick start any patriotic party!
For Americans, the 4th of July is a time to set aside political, religious and social differences to celebrate the birth of our nation.? Most people will participate in some type of patriotic 4th of July activity-barbeques with the family, boating on the lake, watching fireworks etc.? These get-togethers are a great time to listen to patriotic music that celebrates our nation.
Here are some songs to bring about a patriotic spirit.
1. Star Spangled Banner- A staple at all major sporting events, this song (originally a poem by Francis Scott Key) is the United States? national anthem.? Looking for a more modern version of the anthem?? Check out versions by R&B and country singers.
2. America the Beautiful- Also originally a poem, written by Katharine Lee Bates in 1895, this song is one of the most beloved national tunes.? Popular artist renditions include, Ray Charles and Elvis Presley.
3. Living in the Promiseland- written by David Lynn Jones and performed by Willie Nelson.? This song spent 20 weeks on the country charts in 1986.
4.?You?re a Grand Old Flag- written by George M. Cohan in 1906 for his musical George Washington, Jr.? This song has an upbeat tempo and is one we?re all familiar with having performed it in elementary school choirs.
5. Yankee Doodle- dating back to the 1770s, this is a song that does not be accompaniment.? Start singing this tune and others will join in!
Let us know what you?re favorite patriotic songs are!
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