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America, The Beautiful  Listen

Oh beautiful for spacious skies,
for amber waves of grain
For purple mountain majesties
above the fruited plain
America! I love you, America!
God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
from sea to shining sea

Originally sung by Ray Charles.
words by Katharine Lee Bates, music by Samuel A. Ward


America The Beautiful

Originally Released: 1991
Found on: 'Star Spangled Banner' single

'America The Beautiful' was originally released in 1991 as the B-side of Whitney's rendition of 'The Star Spangled Banner'. In September 2001, Arista Records re-released the single (with the same tracks) in response to the Sept 11 terrorists attacks.