Playlist: The Hear & Now for July 2, 2009 - 10:00pm

Songs and bits inspired by, relevant to, and glancing off of the 4th of July.

ArtistSongAlbumLabelYear
James BrownLiving in AmericaThe Greatest Hits of the 4th DecadeScotti Bros.199210:045:58
X4th of JullyBeyond & Back: The X AnthologyElektra199710:103:18
Johnny CashI've Been EverywhereUnchainedAmerican199610:143:17
Grateful DeadU.S. BluesFrom the Mars HotelRhino1974/200410:164:39
Merle HaggardOkie from MuskogeeCollector's SeriesCapitol199010:212:43
Nina SimoneSummertimeThe Great Vocalists Sing the Gershwin SongbookCapitol199010:305:39
Aimee Mann4th of JulyWhateverImago199310:373:20
WilcoAshes of American FlagsYankee Hotel FoxtrotNonesuch200210:404:43
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)Live 1975-85Columbia198610:456:49
YesAmericaClose to the Edge (excerpt)Elektra/Rhino1972/200310:531:35
Thunderclap NewmanSomething in the AirHollywood DreamMCA196910:553:49
Jefferson AirplaneVolunteersVolunteersRCA1967/200410:592:08
Johnny CashPaul RevereAmericaColumbia Legacy197211:042:40
Stan FrebergDeclaration of Independence / The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere / Betsy Ross and the FlagThe United States of AmericaRhino1961/199611:0710:02
Frank SinatraThe House I Live In (1945)The Best of the Columbia Years: 1943-1952Columbia Legacy199511:183:20
Joe HenryOur SongCiviliansAnti-200711:226:19
Darrell ScottAmerican TuneModern HymnsAppleseed200811:303:48
Phil OchsPower & the GloryAll the News That's Fit to SingHannibal1964/199411:342:20
Arlo Guthrie & the All Severence Hall Cast'til We Outnumber 'em ... (This Land Is Your Land)'til We Outnumber 'em ...Righteous Babe200011:362:40
Jimi HendrixStar Spangled Banner (excerpt)Live at WoodstockExperience Hendrix/MCA199911:391:08
Albert BrooksRewriting the National AnthemThe American Comedy BoxRhino199511:407:38
Ray CharlesAmerica the BeautifulRC Genius & Soul (box set)Rhino199711:475:20
National LampoonDeteriorataThe Classic National LampoonUproar200511:524:26

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