10 Inspiring Songs About America

Celebrate the Fourth of July with these great patriotic songs!

BY: Stephen Russ


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8. John Cougar Mellencamp - R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.

There are numerous songs about how great it is to dream in America, but this John Cougar Mellencamp hit takes on a more narrow focus – the dream of pursuing music. The stars who captivate, many of whom are on this list, come from all parts of America. This song celebrates them, reminding us that entertainers often give up everything they have in order to chase their dreams, and there isn't anything much more American than that.

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