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Top Ten Patriotic Songs for Hipsters

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8. Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - "This Land is Your Land"

Probably one of the most famous patriot folk songs of all time. Woodie Guthrie's 1940 original version of this song would suffice, but Sharon Jones, with her deep, lustrous pipes, really does this track justice.

7. Talking Heads - "Big Country"

This is David Byrne doing country music the way you like it. Off the seminal post-punk group's 1978 album More Songs About Buildings and Food, this slide guitar-infected ditty reflects on the simple middle American way of life.

6. Sufjan Steven - "The Star-Spangled Banner"

A leisurely-paced, art-damaged rendition of this American classic by indie folk stud Sufjan Stevens would fit in quite nicely too.

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