America: Our Country, Our Music | Prairie Public Broadcasting

America: Our Country, Our Music

Jul 5, 2019

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July 7 at 5pm:

Familiar and forgotten songs, many not normally associated with Independence Day, that highlight the people, issues, and ideas that create America, supported by insightful commentary. 

After the program introduction, you'll hear a dramatic rendition of The Star Spangled Banner, accompanied by rare facts about the origin of its words and music.

Talented performers include Neil Diamond, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Sedaka, Louis Armstrong, Bruce Springsteen, LeAnn Rimes, Arlo Guthrrie, Frank Sinatra, The Impressions, Mickey Newberry, Chip Davis and Mannheim Steamroller, Cher, and former Armed Forces Sgt. & Saigon, Vietnam DJ, and Adrian Cronauer.