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John Philip Sousa:

About "Stars & Stripes"

John Philip Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever is the official march of the United States of America. Sousa composed his most famous march in his head when he was on a ship coming back from a trip to Europe with his band. When the ship docked, he put the march down on paper and named it after the American flag he was so glad to see when he got home.

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Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

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John Philip Sousa:

About "Stars & Stripes"

John Philip Sousa’s The Stars and Stripes Forever is the official march of the United States of America. Sousa composed his most famous march in his head when he was on a ship coming back from a trip to Europe with his band. When the ship docked, he put the march down on paper and named it after the American flag he was so glad to see when he got home.

Music heard in this episode:

Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

Learn more about John Philip Sousa

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