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The Joyous Living: 7 Patriotic Songs for your Holiday PlaylistI have put together a list of 7 favorite patriotic songs that would make a fabulous addition to your personal summer playlist.

Enjoy these patriotic songs and God bless America!

#1. For Freedom (Avalon)

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“Our flag is still standing there
She bled and she brought one land under God
Her colors still lead us there
She’s carried the lives of those before us
She’s buried the bold and brave
For freedom she holds our hopes
And hands up high
And for freedom she’ll ever wave.”

Album: For Freedom – EP

Artist: Avalon

Genre: Christian

#2. Ragged Old Flag (Johnny Cash)

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“So we raise her up every morning
We take her down every night
We don’t let her touch the ground and we fold her up right
On second thought, I do like to brag
‘Cause I’m mighty proud of that ragged old flag.”

Album: The Essential Johnny Cash

Artist: Johnny Cash

Genre: Spoken Word

#3. You’re a Grand Ol’ Flag (Mickey Mouse)

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“You’re a grand old flag
You’re a high-flying flag
And forever in peace may you wave
You’re the emblem of
The land I love
The home of the free and the brave
Ev’ry heart beats true
Under red, white and blue
Where there’s never a boast or brag
But should old acquaintance be forgot
Keep your eye on the grand old flag.”

Album: Yankee Doodle Mickey

Artist: Mickey Mouse and friends

Genre: Children, Patriotic

#4. Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln (Disneyland)

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“Let us have faith that right makes might,
and in that faith,
let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.”

This may not be a song per se but is included on several Disney albums so deserved a mention in my list of patriotic songs. Do you visit President Lincoln whenever you go to a Disney Park?

Album: A Musical Tour: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

Artist: Disneyland

Genre: Spoken Word

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#5. Independence Day (Martina McBride)

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“Let freedom ring, let the white dove sing
Let the whole world know that today
Is a day of reckoning.
Let the weak be strong, let the right be wrong
Roll the stone away, let the guilty pay
It’s Independence Day.”

Album: Greatest Hits

Artist: Martina McBride

Genre: Country

#6. God Bless the USA (Lee Greenwood)

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“If tomorrow all the things were gone
I worked for all my life
And I had to start again
With just my children and my wife
I thank my lucky stars
To be living here today
‘Cause the flag still stands for freedom
And they can’t take that away.”

Album: American Patriot

Artist: Lee Greenwood

Genre: Country

#7. The Star Spangled Banner (Whitney Houston)

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“Oh! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved home and the war’s desolation!
Blest with victory and peace, may the heav’n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: “In God is our trust.”
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!”

Album: Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances

Artist: Whitney Houston

Genre: Pop

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7 patriotic songs for your labor day playlist. Need music for your Labor Day weekend playlist? Can't have a Labor Day Party? At least you can have some great music while you BBQ on Labor Day. Can't go wrong with songs about America. #labordayplaylist #playlist #labordayparty #patrioticmusic #labordaymusic #thejoyousliving

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