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Do you have a playlist ready to go for your Fourth of July bash? If not, we've got you covered. Whether you're barbecuing, flag-waving, party-going or just baking in the sun these songs scream red, white and blue. Here are our patriotic picks, ranging from pop, rock and soul to indie-folk and country tunes.

BEYONCÉ, God Bless the U.S.A. (Proud to Be an American)

Beyoncé covered Lee Greenwood's 1984 hit at the Macy's Fourth of July TV special in 2011. Though Bey received some flak for lip-syncing the national anthem on Inauguration Day in 2013 — in the biting cold, OK? — she touched the American people with this hair-flowing, flag-flying rendition.

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS, American Girl

This song is only fitting given that Petty is a national treasure. He sings about love and summertime, and gives props to the American girl.

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WHITNEY HOUSTON, The Star-Spangled Banner

The late, great superstar touched the patriot in all of us when she sang Banner at Super Bowl XXV in 1991. It is without doubt one of the most famous renditions of the song and even became a top 20 hit.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, This Land Is Your Land

The Boss describes this tune, penned by Woody Guthrie in 1940, as "about the greatest song ever written about America." Its unhurried tempo and sweetness allow every word he sings to hover lightly and sink in.

Springsteen also pumped up the patriotism at the 2009 inauguration with this version with Pete Seeger:

KELLY CLARKSON, America (My Country, 'tis of Thee)

On the same chilly day that Beyoncé sang along to the national anthem, Clarkson busted out a live rendition of America. Her power, sincerity and vocal range blew the crowd away, and hopefully warmed them up a bit with pride.

JIMI HENDRIX, The Star-Spangled Banner

Hendrix's cover, performed live in 1969 at Woodstock, is well, legendary. He used amplifier distortion, feedback and sustain to imitate loud rockets and bombs, making this version one of a kind. Though his performance was originally thought to be a statement about the Vietnam War, Hendrix later clarified, saying, "We're all Americans. ... It was like, 'Go America!'"

DON McLEAN, American Pie

A throwback that we know you're singing along to, with the windows rolled down. McLean's classic chronicles the history of rock 'n' roll and American music.

CELINE DION, God Bless America

Dion brought America to its feet as she sang from the USS Harry S. Truman on the CBS Rockin' for the USA TV special in 2007. As her tender delivery concludes, members of the armed forces and Jessica Simpson join in, making this cover one of the most spine-chillingly good ones in recent memory.

TOBY KEITH, American Soldier

Long known for his support of the U.S. troops, Keith hits home for a lot of Americans as he details the duty of fighting for freedom and the sacrifices that come with it: "Beside my brothers and my sisters, I will proudly take a stand/When liberty's in jeopardy, I will always do what's right."

RAY CHARLES, America the Beautiful

The soul legend's smooth delivery of this song on The Dick Cavett Show in 1972 wowed audiences. He also played America the Beautiful at Super Bowl XXXV and Game 2 of the World Series in 2001.

But Mariah Carey's version is also tear-inducing:

VIOLENT FEMMES, American Music

The Femmes definitely hold true to their trademark creepy, geeky, nerd-rock vibe in American Music — and still maintain their folksy, hometown vibe, too. Feel free to sway along as you grill your burgers out back.

DEMI LOVATO, Made in the U.S.A.

Demi's catchy tune and powerful vocals capture the love between a soldier and his girl back home as he fights for her freedom in the USA. Hearts melt as the solider's homecoming brings a close to the story — and this list.

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