Whether you call it the Fourth of July, July Fourth or Independence Day – this great American holiday is not complete without fireworks, a cookout and great American Rock and Roll. 

The Star Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful are classics but here are a few great Rock songs to help you kick off your Independence Day:

1. Born in the U.S.A. – Bruce Springsteen

2. U.S. Blues – The Grateful Dead

3. American Girl – Tom Petty

4. American Woman – The Guess Who

5. American Pie – Don McLean

We must have missed a few.  Please let us know a few of your favorite Fourth of July songs in the comments below.