Looking for good Fourth of July songs to celebrate the red, white, and blue? From patriotic songs to party anthems, the best 4th of July songs are great for your next barbecue or fireworks show. Including songs that mention 4th of July, our Independence Day playlist also features popular hits, like Miley Cyrus's "Party in the U.S.A.", Tom Petty's "American Girl," and Green Day's "American Idiot." If you're in the mood for July 4th country songs, we've got you covered with Toby Keith, Sugarland, and Brad Paisley. This list of July 4th songs range from happy and upbeat to classic and political.
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A patriotic country song that encapsulates people of all stripes.
For when you have nine minutes to kill on your 4th of July playlist.
The Star Spangled BannerJimi Hendrix
No 4th of July part is complete without the national anthem performed by the legendary guitarist, Jimi Hendrix.
Springsteen's American anthem is a must for any even slightly patriotic festivity.
The perfect song for a barbecue or before hitting the waves.
The perfect song for when you're raised on promises with lots of places to run to.
AmericaSimon & Garfunkel
The perfect song to instill you with optimism about the future of our country.
Living in AmericaJames Brown
A song that celebrates the fact all Americans have something to be thankful for on this day.
God Bless the U.S.A.Lee Greenwood
They'll never be able to take your flag away.
R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.John Mellencamp
A song you should play whether you live in metropolitan or rural America.
A song whose message is often misunderstood.
4th of JulyAimee Mann
A song that takes a unique perspective on 4th of July fireworks displays.
4th of July (Fireworks)Kelis
Bring all the boys to the yard with this song from Kelis.
Fourth of JulyFall Out Boy
Fireworks are a good metaphor for love, which this song and may others utilize.
No matter where you're born, we're all Americans.
Toby Keith has written many anthems perfect for a 4th of July barbecue.
Spirit Of AmericaThe Beach Boys
A song about a car. What could be more American?
One of the greatest freedoms Americans have is to rock out.
A lesser-known Springsteen tune that's perfect for any patriotic occasion.
4th of JulySoundgarden
For when you want something darker and more foreboding for your party.
Because maybe we're all the idiots in America.
Made in the U.S.A.Demi Lovato
For that good, old-fashioned American kind of love.
A 10-minute song you'll want to listen to every word to.
A hybrid of punk and folk that's sure to catch people off-guard.
Independence DayMartina McBride
A woman declares her independence in the song, but it also makes for a great BBQ banger.