Looking for a patriotic backdrop to your Independence Day celebrations? We have a really nifty collection of scores and CDs of Patriotic classics, traditional American folk songs, and historic Revolutionary and Civil War era tunes. Come on in and check them out – but remember that we are indeed closed in observance of the 4th of July.
Patriotic Music and Folk Songs:
If you’re looking to delve into classic Americana folk music, look no further than our library stacks! We’ve got several huge collections of familiar tunes, patriotic tunes, and American hymns.
Best Loved American Folk Songs, arr. Lomax – M 1628 .L8
American Treasures, Early American Ballads, Hymns, & Songs of Patriotism for Solo Guitar – M128 .A56 2002
All American Patriotic Songbook: Voice, Piano, Guitar – M1629 .A45 1996
The American Songbag, Carl Sandburg – M1629.S213 A5
Civil War Songs:
Looking to get historical with your July 4th celebrations? Check out our collection of Civil War era tunes!
The Civil War Songbook – M 1637 .C6
Songs of the Civil War – M 1637 .S55
Marine Band Recordings:
The United States Marine Band is the oldest professional music organization in the United States. Check out these selections of the Marine Band playing patriotic music. Also in our collection are further records of them playing more classical repertoire.
Morton Gould: An American Salute – CD 10044
The Sounds of Honor, Courage, and Commitment – CD 5097
Revolutionary/Civil War songs:
We have original edition recordings of civil-war era songs, revolutionary folk music, and a soundtrack from the Ken Burns Documentary, The Civil War.
Songs of the Civil War [First Recordings from Original Editions] – CD 155
American Songs of Revolutionary Times and the Civil War Era – CD 9871
The Civil War, Original Soundtrack Recording – CD 9618
Straight up patriotism, check out these classic songs paying homage to America.
God Bless America, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir – CD 840
Stars and Stripes Forever! – CD 2975
America’s Favorite Patriotic Songs – CD 2817