Gonzo Country / Johnny Cash / Merle Haggard / simon and garfunkel / Steve Earle / Townes Van Zandt / Willie Nelson / woody guthrie

Songs about Revolution and America

American songs to celebrate Independence Day


“The Fightin’ Side of Me by Merle Haggard
“If you don’t love it leave it.”


“The Ballad of Ira Hayes” by Townes Van Zandt


Roses on the 4th of July by Nanci Griffith


Steve Earle “Revolution Starts Now”
American troubadour Steve Earle sings about revolution.


Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings “American by Birth”
Nothing better than the lyric “I’m American by birth and Southern by the grace of god.”


The Beach Boys “Spirit of America”

Woody Guthrie “This Land is Your Land”

Simon and Garfunkel “America”

Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan “Heartland”

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