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20 Essential Songs To Celebrate Fourth Of July Like An American

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Besides fireworks, grilled meats, beer and waving the flag, there's no better way to celebrate the birth of America than by singing America. While there are many great songs out there dedicated to eagles, touchdowns and all things badass, we've gathered 20 essential American jams that will bring a tear of freedom and justice to your eye.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" - Whitney Houston

"God Bless America" - Celine Dion

"Party in the U.S.A." - Miley Cyrus

You can also listen to the Notorious B.I.G. remix or this alternative version by Life on Repeat.

"We The People" - Billy Ray Cyrus

"American Badass" - Kid Rock

"R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." - John Mellencamp

"Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly" - John Tippin

"Philadelphia Freedom" - Elton John

"Made in America" - Kanye West & Jay Z ft. Frank Ocean

"Living In America" - James Brown

"Made in the USA" - Demi Lovato

"Born in the U.S.A." - Bruce Springsteen

"America" - Neil Diamond

"American Woman" - The Guess Who

"American Pie" - Don McLean

"I've Been Everywhere" - Johnny Cash

"Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue" - Toby Keith

"America the Beautiful" - Ray Charles

"America, Fuck Yeah!" - Team World Police

OR you can write your very own song in honor of the land of the free and the home of the monster trucks, just like Rosa G did with "Fourth of July."

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