Skip to comments.Great Source for Patriotic Music, Sounds, Images, Speeches and Links
Posted on 09/29/2001 11:07:46 AM PDT by Eagle9
American History in Patriotic Sounds and Music
I have posted this link on several other threads but since the website has so much to offer, thought it warranted it's own thread, with a fairly thorough listing of what's on it.
The "United We Stand" wallpaper sized 1024x768, 800x600, 630x450.
U.S. Flags (40), each with a short history.
Speech or Address by President Bush
From Barksdale AFB
To the Nation from The White House
Full speech to workers at WTC 9-14-01
Radio Address 9-15-01
Address to Congress 9-20-01 (in it's entirety, with applause shortened, slightly over 27 minutes) (Text is Available)
Music or Spoken Word
Five Versions of "The Star Spangled Banner"
by Whitney Houston
by Faith Hill
by The Backstreet Boys
by The U.S. Air Force Marching Band
"The Pledge of Allegiance"
"America: Why I Love Her"
"An American Boy Grows Up"
"Face The Flag"
"The Pledge of Alligiance"
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Leads the nation in prayer for the soldiers of the invasion forces on June 6, 1944
1st Report from CBS
1st Report from the BBC
President formally announces attack to Congress
President asks Congress to declare a state of War
Full Speech by FDR to Congress
12-11-41 Congress Declares War on both Germany and Italy
World War II Posters
Click on any poster to see the full collection
"God Bless The USA"
"God Bless America" (1939)
The Robert Shaw Chorale
"Battle Hymn of The Republic"
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
John Philip Sousa
"Stars and Stripes Forever" - Sousa directing his own marching band, recorded 1929
Many links for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and Independence Day
The National War Memorials
All Inaugural Addresses
Congressional Biographical Directory
Links to other websites
They've got a real high quality .WAV version of Lee Greenwood's God Bless the USA here
Dear Sarah - A letter by a Civil War Soldier about to Die posted here on FR is where you can listen/download "The Sullivan Ballou Letter" (Reply #91) or just the hauntingly beautiful instrumental song "Ashokan Farewell" (Reply #114), both from the PBS Series "The Civil War", by Ken Burns.
That letter to Sarah makes me sob--and I've done so much of that in the past two weeks.
I was very deeply stirred to hear the Kate Smith Rendition of 'God Bless America', as well as all the other Classic American Songs.
Thank you once again.
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