Fourth of July: A Breakdown of America's Favorite Patriotic Songs by State

Is your favorite America-themed song "God Bless the USA"? If so, then chances are you live in the Midwest or the South.

What about Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A"? Then you probably live in the Northeast.

At least that's according to a study conducted by Paul Lamere, director of developer platform for Spotify subsidiary The Echo Nest. He looked at data from the Fourth of July 2013 to determine what song the residents of each state listened to most compared with the previous week.

While Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" was the song that popped up in the most states, other songs there were tops in various states included Whitney Houston's version of "The Star-Spangled Banner", Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A", John Mellencamp's "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.", and America F--K Yeah" by Team America.


to ontd's defenders of freedom: what cheesy patriotic songs do ya'll secretly like to blast on our most momentous day?