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Six songs for patriotic pride
First Published Jun 30 2012 01:01 am • Last Updated Jul 03 2012 03:06 pm

Forget "Born in the U.S.A."

Here are six songs that will make you proud to be an American as July 4 approaches:

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"This Land is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie » With the original 1944 lyrics.

"4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)," Bruce Springsteen » Because of the line: "Sandy, the fireworks are hailin’ over Little Eden tonight."

"I’m a Patriot," Steven Van Zandt » Look for Jackson Browne or Pearl Jam’s version.

"No More Kings," Schoolhouse Rock » Check out Pavement’s rambunctious cover.

"Don’t Tread on Me," Metallica » A little bellicose, but what’s more American than electric guitars?

"If You’re Reading This," Tim McGraw » For all of the soldiers, sailors and Coast Guard personnel out there.




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