A Patriotic Playlist
Fun music to play for your Fourth of July celebration
Today on The Daily Meal
Hosting a Fourth of July celebration this weekend? By now you've likely chosen your menu, thought about how you'll be setting the table, and possibly have hung the flag over the front porch. But what about a patriotic set of tunes to complete your party atmosphere?
Whether you're looking for tunes to play over cocktails, on the float in the holiday parade, or to go along with your fireworks display, we've put together a list of our classic and contemporary picks that are guaranteed to get you in a red-white-and-blue kind of mood.
Is there a particular song we missed? Share what will be on your patriotic playlist this year below!
America the Beautiful — Ray Charles
America — Neil Diamond
Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue — Toby Keith
This Land is Your Land — Woody Guthrie
Living in America — James Brown
Stars and Stripes Forever — Arthur Fielder and Boston Pops Orchestra
Star-Spangled Banner — Whitney Houston
You’re a Grand Old Flag — US Military Academy Band
Ragged Old Flag — Johnny Cash
Back in the USA — Chuck Berry
Yankee Doodle Boy — James Cagney
Born in the U.S.A. — Bruce Springsteen
How Can You Live in the Northeast — Paul Simon
American Baby — David Matthews
American Woman — Lenny Kravitz
Take Me Home — Phil Collins
America — Simon & Garfunkel
Songs Inspired by the 50 States
California Girls — Katy Perry
Empire State of Mind — Jay-Z
Deep in the Heart of Texas — Perry Como
Sweet Home Alabama — Lynrd Skynyrd
Rhode Island is Famous for You — Blossom Dearie
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