March On It – July 1, 2020

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Stained Glass WindowsOnce a year we do a July 4 show on Bubble Wrap, despite how corny that is and the fact that we have grave misgivings about the direction our country is going.  But be that as it may, and it certainly is this year, we nevertheless trotted out the patriotic tunes from turn-of-last-century marches and Kate Smith to Funkadelic and Prince.  Our lone contemporary track was the new one from Bob Dylan.

What does it mean to be an American?  We don’t know anymore.

Read on for the whole star-spangled playlist…

July 1, 2020
March On It

Space Ghost – What Day Is It?
Sousa’s Band – Fairest of the Fair March 1909
Lynda Barry – The Fourth of July
Sousa’s Band – Pasquinade

Funkadelic – America Eats Its Young
Bob Dylan – False Prophet

German American Musicians – Radetzky Marsch
Simon and Garfunkel – America (live)

Elvis Costello – King of America
Funkadelic – If You Don’t Like The Effect, Don’t Produce The Cause
Prince – America

Sox vs Yankees – October 2, 1949
Merle Evans – Barnum and Bailey Favorite
Merle Evans – Gentry’s Triumphal March
The New Columbian Brass Band – The Trip To Coney Island

Animaniacs – Wakko’s America
Brian Eno and David Byrne – America is Waiting

DBs – Change With The Changing Times
Glen Campbell – Galveston
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band – July 4, Asbury Park (Sandy)
Billy Butterfield and his Orchestra – Moonlight in Vermont
Kate Smith – God Bless America

Ray Charles – America the Beautiful
President’s Own US Marine Band – The Thunderer
President’s Own US Marine Band – The Liberty Bell
Fireworks! (recorded live)
Disneyland Main St Electrical Parade