STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER

Latest update on 03/09/2009

Artist: Sousa's Band
Author: John Philip Sousa
Label: Berliner
Year: 1897

This ex bandmaster of the US Marine Corps (until 1892) was America's most famous march composer while encouraging individual showmanship as soloists, like at the end of this one. "A march should make a man with a wooden leg step out". One of the founding fathers of ASCAP.

Covers:

1950:

Frankie Laine [vocal version, with Sousa lyrics]

1972:

Van Dyke Parks

1974:

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band [title track album]

1986:

Residents

1993:

Boom Big Band

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