The Music of the USA

Love American music? So do we. Did you know the tune to our national anthem comes from a Tavern Song? Really! Here is a fascinating look at the history and development of music in our country. From songs of the fields to marches to sacred hymns (don’t miss the video on Sacred Harp Singing – wow!) to folk, blues, rock and more.

Music is integral to our everyday lives and shapes who we become. You’ll love this bit of American music history and your family will be captivated by the sounds that shaped and continue to shape our amazing country. Happy 4th of July! Click here to watch and listen.

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