Make a Patriotic Playlist

patriotic playlistInspire patriotism and partying at the same time. Here are my top 20 must-hear songs for Fourth of July:

  1. American Girl — Tom Petty
  2. Born in the U.S.A. — Bruce Springsteen
  3. Party in the U.S.A. — Miley Cyrus
  4. Freedom — George Michael
  5. Firework — Katy Perry
  6. American Woman — Lenny Kravitz
  7. American Saturday Night — Brad Paisley
  8. R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. — John Mellencamp
  9. ChangeĀ — Taylor Swift
  10. Freedom — Kenny Chesney
  11. American Boy — Estelle
  12. Take Me Home Country Road — John Denver
  13. Free Bird — Lynyrd Skynyrd
  14. Young Americans — David Bowie
  15. Free — Zac Brown Band
  16. American Baby — Dave Matthews Band
  17. Made in the U.S.A. — Demi Lovato
  18. American Idiot — Green Day
  19. American Honey — Lady Antebellum
  20. Red Solo Cup — Toby Keith*

*Recently I had a kid from Czech Republic staying with me and one of her first questions about America was, “Where are those red cups you bring to parties?”

Happy Fourth, fill your red solo cup and your sound waves, and raise your cup to the men and women who sacrificed everything for our freedom.

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Author: Karen Latimer

Dr. Latimer is a Family Physician and Wellness Coach. She helps clients with parenting issues, the challenges of college and young adulthood and issues related to health and habits. Email her at to learn more. She is the author of the Audible Original, Take Back the House -- Raising Happy Parents.


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