July 4th Jams: “Billboard” Rounds Up 20 Songs About America

By Music News Group

Stockbyte/ThinkstockIn honor of the Fourth of July, Billboard has put together a playlist of 20 notable songs about America, from the worlds of rock, pop, rap and country. Some of them are flag-waving songs that demonstrate pride in our country; others are critical of the land of the free and the home of the brave; while others simply name-check the good ol’ U.S.A. Among the rock artists whose tunes were chosen are Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, The Guess Who and John Mellencamp. Here’s the list, in no particular order: …read more