Country music is known for its ability to create some outstanding songs about America. From patriotic anthems to protest tunes, country artists know how to sing about their home sweet home. But one thing connects them all: a passion for the USA. The upbeat tune is a charming testament to the diversity and hard-working individuals present in this nation. The anthem was released in as a standalone single and hit No. Country Airplay charts. Though he does clearly sing in tribute to his home country of America, he also implores the country to take a look at a few things that need addressing.
The artist runs through several international exports enjoyed by a typical American — Brazilian boots, a German car, Italian ice, Spanish moss — all of it combines in the great Melting Pot, or blender, as Paisley would rather characterize it.
The song was the third single released from the album of the same name in , peaking at No. Willie Nelson is often the embodiment of patriotism, if a little on the hippie side. The tune, written by David Lynn Jones, was released in as the lead-off single from his album The Promiseland. There is Its classic Charlie Daniels style and attitude make it a perfect addition to our list of the best country songs about America.
The icon is known for his captivating storytelling, often told in part by spoken word, and this piece is one of his most inspirational. Cash's pride in his country and its history shines through on this spoken word track. It was also the only official single from the album. The three-minute recitation is worth listening to any time, but particularly to get in the right mindset on a patriotic holiday. Aside from the devastating sadness of it all, one emotion almost everyone could identify with was anger.
The No. Originally released in , the song gained even more popularity amid the Gulf War in the early '90s. Though an atypical style and subject matter, the song still reached No.
Country charts in and No. Though Greenwood charted seven other no. The tune, co-written by Brooks, was a No. Did we include your go-to to get feelin' patriotic?
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