( Lynn Ahrens/Stephen Flaherty)
This musical piece written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty was commissioned by Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra in honor of the 4th July 1999 celebrations to mark the last one of the centenary. It pays tribute to all the Americans of the past few centuries that have fought in the name of equal rights and freedom and premiered on 5th May 1999.
Boston Pops Orchestra recordings
Conductor – Keith Lockhart
Tenor – Jason Danieley
RCA 63516 (CD: A Splash of Pops)
Liner Notes – A Splash of Pops CD