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Dylan, Springsteen, Simon, Hendrix and many more to celebrate America’s birthday

Tomorrow, the United States of America turns 236 years young. There will be cookouts, pool parties, fireworks, camping trips, road trips and a hundred other ways to celebrate – all of which require a great soundtrack. Our readers have provided us with this hour-long Spotify playlist of the best, most patriotic songs from every corner of popular music. Read their responses and give a listen below.



“Fireworks” by Animal Collective


“Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland


“Born In the U.S.A.” by Bruce Springsteen


“Courtesy of The Red White & Blue” by Toby Keith


“In America” by Charlie Daniels


“Real American” by Rick Derringer


“America, the Beautiful” by Ray Charles feat. Alicia Keys


“America, Fuck Yeah” by Trey Parker and Matt Stone


“4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)” by Bruce Springsteen


“American Tune” by Paul Simon


“Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival


“So American” by Portugal. The Man


“Chimes of Freedom” by Bob Dylan


“The National Anthem” by Radiohead


“Star Spangled Banner” by Jimi Hendrix


“Feel Like I’m Fixin’ To Die Rag” by Country Joe & the Fish


“Dirty Boulevard” by Lou Reed


“National Anthem” by Whitney Houston

Photos: Springsteen, U2, Axl Rose and More Rock the Stars and Stripes

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