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Songs Sung Red, White, and Blue The Stories Behind America's Best-Loved Patriotic Songs

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ISBN-10: 0060513047

ISBN-13: 9780060513047

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ace Collins

List price: $14.95
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Throughout our nation's history, patriotic songs have lifted our spirits during hard times and brought us closer to our heritage and to each other. Behind these "songs sung red, white, and blue" are unforgettable stories that will enrich your appreciation of their unique power. It's hard to imagine a single American who hasn't been touched deeply at one time or another by the songs in these pages. From the soaring chorus of "God Bless America" to the quiet poetry of "America the Beautiful," historian Ace Collins takes you inside the creation of thirty-two classic songs spanning two centuries. Military anthems like "The Marine's Hymn" and "Anchors Aweigh" share pages with other songs of…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/13/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792

Kathy Collard Miller is the author of forty-eight books, including Partly Cloudy with Scattered Worries. She is a popular women's conference speaker and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including The 700 Club, and has written for many magazines, including Today's Christian Woman and Marriage Partnership. Her passion is to make the Bible come alive and empower women to live in their inheritance in Christ.

Introduction
Abraham, Martin and John
The Air Force Song
America the Beautiful
An American Trilogy
Anchors Aweigh
The Army Song
The Ballad of the Green Berets
Battle Cry of Freedom
Battle Hymn of the Republic
The Battle of New Orleans
Columbia the Gem of the Ocean
The Fightin' Side of Me
God Bless America
God Bless the U.S.A.
Hail Columbia
Hail to the Chief
I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy
The Marine's Hymn
My Country 'Tis of Thee (America)
Over There
Semper Paratus (Always Ready)
The Stars and Stripes Forever
The Star-Spangled Banner
Taps
This Is My Country
This Is the Army
This Land Is Your Land
The Washington Post (March)
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Yankee Doodle
The Yellow Rose of Texas
You're a Grand Old Flag
Acknowledgments