If you're sitting in front of computer right now, on July 4th, watching these videos, we can honestly say: Please go outside and have some fun. If you have to be there, though, we hope these brighten your day.
The Wonderful Sharon Jones covering great Brooklynite Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land"
Hot, young Bruce Springsteen covering "This Land is Your Land"
Thoroughly un-Presidential Bill Pullman rallying humanity! (Is it as good as this, though?)
Are you sometimes uncertain about what, exactly, American music is? Let Leonard Bernstein help!
And hey, if you are trapped inside, let great Brooklynite Aaron Copland rouse you...