We asked some of our favorite musicians for a song that says patriotism from any perspective. What we got back is pretty special. You can listen to the full playlist on Spotify below, plus check out the listing of which artists nominated which songs.

Enjoy the tunes, and happy 4th of July everybody!


Jen Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band): “American Patrol” – Glenn Miller

Scott Metzger (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead): “This Land Is Your Land” – Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings

Russ Lawton (Trey Anastasio Band): “Freedom” – Jimi Hendrix

Oliver Wood (Wood Brothers): “Flag Decal” – John Prine

Dave Watts (The Motet): “Living in America” James Brown

Duane Betts: “Back in the U.S.A.” – Chuck Berry

Marco Benevento (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead): “Fireworks” – Marco Benevento

Tom Hamilton (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead/Ghost Light): “Monsters/Suicide/America” – Steppenwolf

Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood/Circles Around The Sun/Hard Working Americans): “Purple Mountain Jamboree” – Hard Working Americans

Paul Barrere (Little Feat): “America The Beautiful” – Ray Charles

Jordan Fairless (Spafford): “Wheels” – CAKE

Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits): “Freedom 76” – Ween