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teddyn
06-25-06, 12:10 PM
Hi everyone!

In preparation for Independence Day, I'm going to assemble a patriotic music playlist (boy do I love the internet, lol). Anyway, I'd love to hear you guys' suggestions? Track order is important as well, and if you have a favourite rendition of a song by a particular artist, list that as well :)

I'm aiming for anywhere between 10-20 songs.
I love living in the UK, where you feel like an underdog when you're american, it makes these kinds of songs especially inspiring :D

So far, I've found a good reading of the pledge of allegiance and Declaration of Independence, and of course some essentials like the National Anthem, amazing grace, God Bless the USA (lee greenwood ;) ) and 'This land is our land' (pete seeger).
Can't wait to hear your thoughts...

Marine84
06-25-06, 12:27 PM
Whitney Houston's version of the National Anthemn that she did at some baseball game or something a few years back and (they're not your typical patriotic songs) Born In the USA by Bruce Springsteen and Red, White and Blue by Lynard Skynard.

LittleDevilDog
06-25-06, 02:18 PM
American Soldier by Toby Keith
Red, White, and Blue by Toby Keith

(Mix in some country for ya over there in London.)

Also, you can get the Pledge of Allegiance by Red Skeleton.

(http://www.poofcat.com/july.html)

Lithium
06-25-06, 02:30 PM
Onward Christian Soldiers
TAPS
(Both bring a tear to my eye)

SmokeyBandit
06-25-06, 03:55 PM
My Country Tis of Thee
Face the Flag by John Wayne
Thoughts on the Flag by George Jones, Tom Hall,Tommy Cash
Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Flies Aaron Tippin
Real American (Hulk Hogan Theme Song)
American Soldier by Toby Keith
Hey Ol' Saddamn by Hank Jr.
Arlington by Trace Atkins
We know your out there by ?
It's our Flag by US Air Force Reserve
My Beautiful America by Charlie Daniels Band
Summer of '68 by Charlie Daniels Band
Let Freedom Ring by Charlie Daniels Band
Freedom and Justice for all by Charlie Daniels Band
Ragged Old Flag by Johnny Cash
Pledge of Alligence by Lee Greenwood
Great Defenders by Lee Greenwood
American by God's Amazing Grace by Luke Stricklin
Independence Day Martina McBride

hehe...hope that helps a bit...

Mama
06-25-06, 05:46 PM
Aside from the Star-Spangled Banner

I must say Red White and Blue Lynnard Skynnard ;)

outlaw3179
06-25-06, 05:51 PM
Taps on bagpipes...you could use that one as your last song on your CD.

Poolee22
06-25-06, 10:16 PM
Proud To Be An American
enough said

sgt tony
06-25-06, 10:21 PM
The Flag by Red Skelton

Covey_Rider
06-25-06, 10:23 PM
I can't believe that nobody said this one already. It's such an obvious one haha...The Marine Corps Hymn...

ivalis
06-26-06, 04:20 PM
Country JOe & The Fish; "Feel like i'm fixing to die rag"
The Animals: "Sky Pilot"
Credence:"Fortunate Son"
John Lennon: "Give Peace a Chance"

protest is patriotism

maverickmarine
06-26-06, 05:02 PM
God Bless The USA- Lee Greenwood
Goodnight Saigon-Billy Joel
Have you forgotten- Darryl Worely
Letters From Home- John Michael Montgomery
Danger Zone-Top Gun soundtrack---just cuz it's cool...say it!

Voeltner
06-27-06, 02:31 AM
"Declaration Day," "When the Eagle Cries," and "Valley Forge" off of The Glorious Burden by Iced Earth.

devildoghopeful
06-27-06, 03:15 AM
Battle Hymn of the Republic - USAF (no instruments) is great
My Country! 'Tis of thee - Anyone (The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is quite good)

SmokeyBandit
06-27-06, 10:13 PM
I can't believe that nobody said this one already. It's such an obvious one haha...The Marine Corps Hymn...

Hey keep in note it's not the "Marine Corps Hymn" it's the "MARINES HYMN."

StefanovicN
06-30-06, 04:21 PM
Independence Day by Martina Mcbride, duh!

His_angel
07-01-06, 01:59 AM
Actually if you really listen to the words of "Independence Day" it's about a woman trying to get out of an abusive relationship with a drunk. It just so happens she stands up for herself on the Fourth of July. House burns down and kid goes to a county home. Not exactly what I think of as "patriotic."

Angel

jinelson
07-01-06, 06:44 AM
"Arlington" by Trace Adkins and the "Battle Hymn Of The Republic" by anyone.

10thzodiac
07-01-06, 05:31 PM
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home"

"As the Caissons Go Rolling Along"

mirabito2
07-10-06, 03:23 PM
the fightin side of me by merle haggard

Accord
07-10-06, 11:54 PM
All the patrioc music you could ever want, by the Presidents Own:

http://www.usmc.mil/band/m_bandcd.nsf/MorningColorsMusic?OpenView

http://www.usmc.mil/band/m_bandcd.nsf/BirthdayBallMusic?OpenView

http://www.usmc.mil/band/m_bandcd.nsf/MessNightMusic?OpenView

http://www.usmc.mil/band/m_bandcd.nsf/BugleCalls?OpenView

Gary Hall
07-11-06, 01:52 PM
Marines, I can't imagine what the reception to this might be, but I am just replying to the thread, best I can. In 1939, I was 8 years old as Hitler was making his moves. I distinctly remember all of us, young and old alike, were distinctly afraid we (the US) might lose this struggle. And we were all pulling together then, as best we could. One of the popular ballads of the day was: "Heil Blurton, Heil", directed toward Adolph. Sometime much later on, maybe just before Johnny Carson hung them up, I heard Doc Severenson very professionally provide stanzas of this once popular ditty, on the Johnny Carson Show. I remember but won't belabor anyone, does anyone remember this inspiring work? Kindest regards and SF, Gary Hall, Tyler, TX