Memorial Day Playlist (Updated for 2012)

Here is a list of some recent patriotic tunes for memorial day.  They run from “American Soldier” by Toby Keith to “Hope” by Stephen Cochran to “50,000 Names” by George Jones. So while you celebrate the beginning of summer, don’t forget the ones who sacrificed so much to gave us this right.

In Honor of the sacrifices that soldiers have made in protecting our country and it’s freedoms, we’ve compiled this list of patriotic and tribute tracks. All of the songs in this list are in the playlist except for Stephen Cochran’s “Hope,” which you can listen to by clicking the link below.

We’ve included the old amazon playlist below but also include (for 2012) this Spotify playlist where you can LISTEN to these songs!

Memorial Day 2012

  • Phil Vassar/American Child
  • Toby Keith/American Soldier
  • Trace Adkins/Arlington
  • Merle Haggard/Fightin’ Side Of Me
  • Lee Greenwood/God Bless The U.S.A.
  • Tim McGraw/If You’re Reading This
  • Carrie Underwood/Just A Dream
  • John Michael Montgomery/Letters From Home
  • David Ball/Riding With Private Malone
  • Reba & Faith Hill/Sleeping With The Telephone
  • Josh Gracin/The Other Little Solider
  • Sammy Kershaw/The Snow White Rows Of Arlington
  • Trace Adkins/Til The Last Shot’s Fired
  • Aaron Tippin/Where The Stars And Stripes And Eagle Fly
  • Stephen Cochran/Hope
  • Derek Sholl/When They Come Back
  • Big & Rich/8th of Novemeber
  • Zac Brown Band/Chicken Fried
  • Darryl Worley/I Just Came Back From A War
  • Zac Brown Band/Free
  • Radney Foster/Angel Fight
  • Craig Morgan/God, Family & Country
  • Rockie Lynne/Red, White & Blue
  • Billy Ray Cyrus/Some Gave All
  • Kasey Anderson/I Was A Photograph
  • Keni Thomas/Flags Of Our Fathers
  • Keni Thomas/Circle On The Cross
  • Keni Thomas/Last Band of Brothers
  • Statler Brothers/Names On The Wall
  • Sons of the Desert/What I Did Right
  • Darryl Worley/I Miss My Friend
  • Stephen Cochran/When A Hero Falls
  • Sarah McLachlan W/Emmylou Harris/Angel
  • Dierks Bentley/My Last Name
  • Tracy Lawrence/If I Don’t Make It Back
  • George Jones/50,000 Names
  • Darryl Worley/If Something Should Happen

Added for 2011: Please share more songs if you have any suggestions:

  • Steve Azar/Soldier Song (video)
  • Autum Letendre/Raise Your Flag (video)