05 Jul, 2013

Indie-Pendence Day Playlists

Below are the playlists for each of the specialty shows’ spots in yesterday’s festivities! Now you can recreate the patriotic goodness wherever you may be. Thank you for joining us for your Indie-Pendence Day. We hope you had a safe and restful holiday.

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Ray Charles – America the Beautiful

Sharon Jones – This Land is Your Land

Paul Simon – American Tune

Anti-Flag – On Independence Day

Woody Guthrie – This Land is Your Land

X – 4th of July

Randy Newman – Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man_

Neil Young –Flags of Freedom

The Band – Tears of Rage

Chuck Berry – Back in the U.S.A.

Bob Dylan – It’s Alright Ma, I’m only Bleeding

West Coast Art Experiment – Suppose They Give a War and No One Comes

Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna Come

Nina Simone – How It Feels to be Free

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – That’s All


Hypnotic Turtle

SSG Barry Sadler – Ballad of the Green Berets

The Bus Boys – American Worker

Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young – Compass

Damn Yankees – Don’t Tread on Me

Gil Scott- Heron – Winter in America

Grand Funk Railroad – We’re an American Band

Gwar – Americanized

Herb Albert’s Tijuana Brass – America

Joey Scarbury – The Theme from ‘Great American Hero’ (Believe it or Not_

John Wayne – Why I Love Her

James Brown – Living in America

Love, American Style TV Theme Song

MC5 – Back in the USA

Tubes – Proud to Be An American

Johnny Cash – Ragged Old Flag

Richie Havens – Freedom

James Cagney – Yankee Doodle Dandy

2 Live Crew – Banned in the U.S.A.


Audio Unknown

America – A Horse with No Name

Animaniacs – Wakko’s 50 State Capitols

Waston Family – The Lost Soul

Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace

Booker White – Aberdeen Mississippi Blues

Eddy Arnold – Cattle Call

Flocabulary (fearturing Trajik) – Let Freedom Ring

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Colorado

Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight

George Gershwin – I Got Rhythm

Jimmie Rodgers – Miss the Mississippi and You

Liam Lynch – United States of Whatever

Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World (Spoken Intro Version)

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Jesus’ Chariot (She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain)

The Nice – America

Rhett and Link – Rub Some Bacon on It

Townes Van Zandt – Colorado Bound

Barbarella opening titles

The Whitest Kid You Know – Totally Gay for America

2nd South Carolina String Band – Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)


Krewe de Lousianne

Louis Armstrong – Struttin’ With Some Barbeque

Sweet Emma Barrett & Her Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Ice Cream

Tuba Skinny – Biscuit Roller

Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers – Give ‘Em, Cornbread

Anders Osborne & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux – Summertime In New Orleans

Hop Wilson – Chicken Stuff

Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill

Snooks Eaglin – Red Beans

James Booker – African Gumbo

John Mooney – Shortnin’ Bread

Los Po-Boy-Citos – Fried Neck Bones & Some Homefries


Boardshorts and Bikinis

The Dynotones – Devil’s Martini

Sentinals – Exotic

Man or Astro-man? – Flotation Devices for Frequencies Yet to be Detected

The Lively Ones – Miserlou

The Astronauts – Banzai Pipeline

Dave Myers & The Surftones – Moment of Truth

Barbacoa – Northern Spy

Imp-Act – Wipe Out

The Tornadoes – Bustin’ Surfboards

The Lively Ones – Surf Rider

Beach Blanket Blackout – Beach Blanket Blackout/Huevos Rancheros

The Astronauts – Surfin’ USA

Bomboras – Planet of the Apehangers

Satan’s Pilgrims – Harem Nocturne

The Original Surfaris – Bombora

Dave Myers & the Surftones – Church Key

& The Centurions – Bullwinkle Pt.2

The Astronauts – Kuk

Jerry Cole and His Spacemen – Midnight Surfer

The Tornadoes – The Gremmie Part 1

Scott Engel – Devil Surfer

The Chandelles – El Gato

The Royal Coachmen – Loophole

The Rising Surf – The Tandems




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