Hey Baby, It’s The Fourth Of July

Two Flags by Jasper Johns.

Last year’s Independence Day post had a long introduction about whether we should celebrate. It was a common debate in 2022 that’s faded away. That’s okay by me. It’s too damn hot to have heated debates.

I’ve added songs by Los Lobos and The 5th Dimension to the lineup this year without any debate whatsoever.

Without further ado, let’s return to our regularly scheduled annual programming:

It’s time for my annual Independence Day post. I don’t like fireworks, so all I’ve got for you is some American music. Put your hands together for Dave Alvin, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Aimee Mann, The Blasters, Los Lobos, and The 5th Dimension.

Finally, the 5th Dimension with the Declaration of Independence set to music:

Happy Birthday ‘Merica.