An American Playlist

A fourth of July examination of patriotism through the songs of iconic American artists

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“Take Me Home, Country Roads” — John Denver (1971)

“American Girl” — Tom Petty (1976)

“Refugee” — Tom Petty (1979)

“Born In The USA” — Bruce Springsteen (1984)

“Dear Theodosia” — Leslie Odom, Jr and Lin-Manuel Miranda (2015)

“XXX” — Kendrick Lamar (feat. U2) (2017)

“Americans” — Janelle Monae (2018)

“This is America “— Childish Gambino (2018)

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