10 Truly Patriotic Songs to Play at our All-American July 4th BBQ.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jul 3, 2013
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What classics did I forget? Happy to make this list 100 great songs!

John Philip Sousa:

Elvis, an American Trilogy (Glory, Glory Hallelujah)

Battle Hymn of the Republic

Pete Seeger, one of the great American voices:

Pete, 91 or 92 now, with Bruce Springsteen at the Inauguration:

Springsteen: “the greatest song ever written about America, the promise of what our country’s supposed to be about.” By Woody Guthrie, originally:

The classic protest-song-mistaken-for-patriotic-anthem song:

Peter, Paul & Mary:

Tour of America(n Girls) via the Beach Boys:

Another tour of America ahahahahahah ca-lassic:


This is true patriotism:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


5 Responses to “10 Truly Patriotic Songs to Play at our All-American July 4th BBQ.”

  1. Katy says:

    Anthem from Chess, The Old Red Hills of Home from Parade. Nothing like showtunes to make you feel patriotic.

  2. mckra1g says:

    Jimi Hendrix = Star Spangled Banner.

  3. Brooke West says:

    U.S. Blues by the Grateful Dead

  4. yogiclarebear says:

    great set waylon. loved the judy garland!

    ps thx for not putting bob dylan on here lol

  5. wyalonsdog says:

    stars and stripes of corruption by the dead kennedys