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7 Songs For Your 4th of July Playlist

7 Songs For Your 4th of July Playlist

Celebrate 4th of July the way our founding fathers intended: with barbeque, fireworks and an epic playlist.

7. Lenny Kravitz – “American Woman”

6. Miley Cyrus – “Party in the USA”

5. James Brown – “Living in America”

4. Toby Keith – “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue”

3. Tom Petty & the Heart Breakers – “American Girl”

2. Don McLean – “American Pie”

1. Bruce Springsteen – “Born In The USA”

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

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