Jill Detroit

Jill Detroit

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Pop - Easy Listening | Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Total Song Plays: 9,149   
Member Since: 2003
   Last Login: 9/24/2020

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Plays:

118

Song Description

Whatever your political persuasion, isn't it grand to live in a country where you can express and be yourself?

Story Behind the Song

I was thinking about the irony of falling to one's knee to protest a perceived violation of one's rights when the very ability to protest is such a basic American right. And thus this song emerged. As I was writing the song, it dawned on me to incorporate parts of the Star Spangled Banner into the melody and the lyrics. I got to work with the master, Tommy Marolda, on production and we both had chills listening to the finished product.... Thank you, America.....

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Lyrics

V1: We live in America, land of the free
Where I'll fight for your right to be who you want to be
And express yourself even if I don't agree
'Cause here in America, that right is guaranteed

Chorus: Welcome to America, home of the free
Here in America, you can be
Who you are or who you want to be
Welcome to America, land of liberty

V2: Here in America, we can be proud
Of the legacy that encourages me to speak out loud
Whether you're left or right or middle of the crowd
Free speech in America is always allowed

Cho:

Bridge: When you hear the Stars and Stripes begin to play
Go ahead and pledge allegiance in your own way
Stand tall or fall down on your knee
This is the home of the brave and the land of the free

V3: We in America can never forget
Those who sacrificed and gave their lives so our dreams could be met
The price they paid for liberty
Reminds us all that freedom isn't free

Cho:

Tag: Welcome to America, land of the free
And the home of the brave

Song Length
4:15
Genres
Unique - Patriotic, Pop - Easy Listening
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Moods
Welcoming, Endearing

Subject Matter
Patriotic, Pride


Language
English

Lyric Credits Jill Detroit
Music Credits Jill Detroit
Producer Credits Thomas Marolda
Performance Credits Jill Detroit, vocals and acoustic guitar; Tommy Marolda, all other instruments
Label Credits Independent