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By James R. Heintze

During this, the 1st complete examine of the tune of the Fourth of July, details on remarkable Independence Day compositions and performances is gifted chronologically from 1777 via 2008. The e-book demonstrates the awesome importance of track in Fourth of July celebrations. Noteworthy issues and events comprise song on the White residence; tune by means of immigrant and ethnic teams; dedications of statues and monuments; symphonies and philharmonic orchestras; the centennial and bicentennial; world's festivals; song in prisons, circuses, and entertainment parks; etc.

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