Hey Baby, It’s The 4th of July!

Who knew that there were so many songs about the 4th of July!Well, we found a bunch of them to play for you on Bakersfield and Beyond on the 4th of July. Of course we included several versions of Dave Alvin’s tune. Bakersfield and Beyond has been fortunate enough to broadcast on several noteworthy holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas, April Fool’s Day and now the 4th of July. We hope that you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday!



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Tim Hus Bakersfield Music Bushpilot Buckaroo Stony Plain Records
The Patriotic Fathers Battle Hymm of The Republic The American Celebration – The Ultimate Patriotic Music Collection Unknown
Dave Alvin & the Guilty Men Fourth Of July Out In California Hightone
David Francey Fourth Of July First Set: Live from Folk Alley Laker Music
The Decemberists July, July! Castaways & Cutouts kill rock stars
Simon & Garfunkel America Greatest Hits Columbia
Joe Purdy 4Th of July 4th of July Mudtown Crier Records
U2 4Th of July The Unforgettable Fire Island
Dave Alvin 4Th of July King Of California Shout!
The Well Wishers Fourth Of July Under the Arrows Not Lame
LUNA 4Th of July Luna Live Beggars Banquet
John Stewart July, You’re A Woman The Complete Phoenix Concerts Bear Family Records
Shooter Jennings & George Jones Fourth of July Put The O Back in Country Unknown
Atherton Fourth Of July Skyline Motel Groundloop Records
Roscoe Born A Blue State Mind, Red State Soul Single Self Produced
Red Meat 12 Inch 3-Speed Oscillating Fan Live At The World’s Smallest Honky Tonk Ranchero Records
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Fourth Of July So What’s New? Telarc
Johnny Cash Ragged Old Flag The Essential Johnny Cash Columbia/Legacy
Justin Bowerman 4Th of July Rock You Justin Bowerman
Leechboy 4Th of July Moonshine In the Sunshine Plan B
Razr13 4Th of July REFLECTIONS Rock Army Records
Christopher Todd She’s A Grand Old Flag unknown Unknow
Bruce Springsteen 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) The Essential Bruce Springsteen Columbia
Dave Alvin Fourth Of July Romeo’s Escape lucky dog
X 4Th of July See How We Are Elektra
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers American Girl Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Rhino Warner
John Mellencamp R.O.C.K. In The USA Words and Music unkown
Ray Charles America The Beautiful Best of Ray Charles Rhino

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