Every 4th of July Fireworks Show Soundtrack Ever

The Stars and Stripes Forever - John Philip Sousa
Star Wars (Main Title) - John Williams
Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen (this song doesn't mean what you think it means)
Firework - Katy Perry
America - Neil Diamond
Party in the U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus
God Bless the U.S.A. - Lee Greenwood

Finale: 1812 Overture - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (insert joke about Russian interference here)
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  • I've learned to tolerate drama...except on the boat
    What if some shows don't have soundtracks?
  • “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl
    That's probably true of some of them.

    I just think it's funny how the ones that do always tend to go back to the same few songs.
  • nasty prisms good sir
    the continued abuse of "Born in the U.S.A." annoys me
  • Sup bitches, witches, Haters, and trolls.
    i recently learned there was a washington post march somehow
  • I've learned to tolerate drama...except on the boat
    Calica said:

    i recently learned there was a washington post march somehow

    i'm so sad that the Post-Newsweek Stations never had a music package based around it
  • I've learned to tolerate drama...except on the boat
    I hate standardization but
  • I love the 1812 Overture, tbh.

    Cannons are best percussion instruments.
  • vtkvtk
    embrace the confusion
    I liked how Columbus's big fireworks show several years ago started the finale with the 1812 Overture and then went to O Fortuna for the real finale.
  • vtkvtk
    embrace the confusion
    Other choices that have very reliably appeared in Red White & Boom in Columbus:

    Songs for each branch of the armed forces

    Hang On Sloopy
    Carmen Ohio
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