Evening Concert

“May the Fourth Be With Us!” An American Routes Special

American Routes 4th of July Special

Monday, July 4: [The New York Philharmonic This Week (NYP 22-41) Postponed to Thursday, July 7 to accommodate a Fourth of July Special: American Routes (AR 21-26)]

May the Fourth Be with Us! American Routes Independence Day Then & Now

Eubie Blake: “Stars and Stripes Forever”; Grateful Dead: “US Blues”; The Staple Singers: “Long Walk to DC”; Nina Simone: “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”; Randy Newman: “Dixie Flyer”; Toussaint McCall: “If I Had a Hammer”; Sly and the Family Stone: “Dance to the Music”; Jon Batiste: “Freedom” [cutaway 1: Ledward Ka’appana: “Pipeline/Ghostriders”] Beach Boys: “Surfin’ USA”; Chuck Berry: “Back in the USA”; Jay and the Americans: “Only in America”; Freddy Fender: “Across the Borderline”; Jackson Browne (featuring Los Cenzontles): “The Dreamer”; Los Lobos: “One Time, One Night in America” [cutaway 2: John Fahey: "March! For MLK”] Bob Dylan: “I Shall Be Released”; Joan Baez: “Carry It on”; Johnny Cash: “Man in Black”; Stevie Wonder: “Blowin’ in the Wind” [cutaway 3: Dropped for Station ID] Bob French and the Young Tuxedo Jazz Band: “Do What You Wanna”, “Henry Butler Patriotic Medley”; The Texas Playboys: “Texas Playboys Theme /Take Me Back to Tulsa”, “Faded Love”, “San Antonio Rose” [cutaway 4: Ledward Kaapana and Clyde “Kindy” Sproat “Radio Hula”] Ledward Kaapana and Clyde “Kindy” Sloat: “My Companion the Horse”, “Mauna Loa Slack-key”; Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano: “Guadalajara”, “El Parrandero”, “Jalisco”, “Viva Mexico, Viva America!” [cutaway 5: Kermit Ruffins, Irvin Mayfield, Wendell Brunious, Lery Jones, Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown: “Just Playin’”] Charles Brown: “Going Down Slow”, “Drifting Blues”, “Seven Long Days”