Patriotic Music: Surprising Secrets About Those Flag-Waving Sounds
Whether played by a marching band, an orchestra, or a rock group, there are patriotic tunes that everyone in America finds familiar, exciting and uplifting. But how much do you know about how these songs were created? And what do you know about the people who wrote them?
There are some surprising facts behind all of this glorious music.
So, fire up the barbecue grill, look up at the fireworks, and strike up the band as we reveal the secrets behind the most influential nationalistic musical moments of all time.
"Star Spangled Banner," Francis Scott Key, 1814.
"America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)," Samuel F. Smith, 1832.
"Rally 'Round the Flag," George F. Root, 1862.
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home," Louis Lambert, c. 1863.
"Battle Hymn of the Republic," Julia W. Howe, 1861.
"Overture: 1812," Petr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, 1880.
"Semper Fidelis," John Philip Sousa, 1889.
"America the Beautiful," Katharine Lee Bates, 1895, 1904, 1913.
"Stars and Stripes Forever," John Philip Sousa, 1896.
"Yankee Doodle Boy," George M. Cohan, 1904.
"God Bless America," Irving Berlin, 1938.
"Star Spangled Banner," Jimi Hendrix, 1969.
"Apocalypse Now," Francis Ford Coppola, 1979.
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