Happy Birthday America

Happy 235th Birthday America.  To celebrate, I drank beer from ”America’s Oldest Brewery’ and celebrated my grandmother’s 90th birthday party.

Even though this is a day late, there is also a nice little playlist I created to celebrate America.  Each song references our great country in its own way: some unique, others patriotic, some traditional and some actually make a mockery of America, f-ck yeah. Listen to America’s Birthday here:



  1. Jimi Hendrix: “Star Spangled Banner”
  2. LCD Soundsystem: “North American Scum”
  3. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: “American Girl”
  4. Bruce Springsteen: “Born in the USA”
  5. Neil Young: “Keep On Rocking in the Free World”
  6. Patriotic Songs: “You’re A Grand Old Flag”
  7. The Beach Boys: “4th of July”
  8. Woody Guthrie: “Pastures of Plenty”
  9. R.E.M.: “End of the world As We Know It (And I feel Fine)”
  10. John Cougar Mellencamp: “Jack and Diane”
  11. Neil Diamond: “We’re Coming to America”
  12. “God Bless the USA”
  13. Steve Miller Band: “Living in the USA”
  14. Team America: “America Fuck Yeah”
  15. Grateful Dead: “U.S. Blues”
  16. Frank Sinatra: “America the Beautiful”
  17. The Fleshtones: “American Beat ’84”
  18. Bob Dylan: “Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream”
  19. Woody Guthrie: “We Shall Be Free”
  20. Team America: “Freedom Isn’t Free”
  21. The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: “Stars and Stripes Forever”
  22. Phil Ochs: “Draft Dodger Rag”
  23. David Bowie: “Young Americans”
  24. John Cougar Mellencamp: “R.O.C.K. in the USA”
  25. Soundgarden: “4th of July”
  26. Sis Cunningham: “My Oklahoma Home (It Blown Away)”
  27. Elliot Smith: “Independence Day”
  28. Pete Seeger: “Yankee Doodle”
  29. Willie Nelson: “Living in the Promiseland”
  30. Phil Ochs: “Joe Hill”
  31. Johnny Cash: “Ragged Old Flags”
  32. The Clash: “I’m So Bored With the USA”
  33. Woody Guthrie: “This Land is Your Land”
  34. Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Fortunate Sun”
  35. Ray Charles: “America the Beautiful”

2 responses to “Happy Birthday America

  1. Simon and Garfunkel – America…hi Adam!

  2. Hey Adam, After you ventured over to my blog, I thought I would return the favor. Great pictures and a truly sweet playlist. I can’t wait for 4th of July to rock it out.

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