Year and Theme
1985 “Music for the Ages”
DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.
United States Air Force Singing Sergeants
United States Air Force Band, Major James M. Bankhead, Director
The Star-Spangled Banner
Arranged by Damrosch.
Music Is For All Ages
Words and Music by Kathy H. Cochran
Arranged by William Pordon.
Copyright © 1984 Kathy H. Cochran.
Arrangement Copyright © 1984 MENC.
America the Beautiful
Words and Music by Katherine Lee Bates.
The Sound of Music Theme
Words Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Copyright © 1959 and 1960 by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
This Land is Your Land
Words and Music by Woody Guthrie
Arranged by Percy Faith and CMSgt. Michael Davis, USAF Band.
Copyright © 1956 (ren. 1984), 1958 (ren. 1986), and 1970. Ludlow Music, Inc.
Words and Music by Joe Raposo
Arranged by Roger Emerson.
Copyright © 1971 and 1972 by Jonico Music, Inc.
Stars and Stripes Forever
Music by John Philip Sousa.
Copyright John Church Company.
Sung in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 300th Birthday.
The U.S. Air Force Theme Song
“Off We Go (Into the Wild Blue Yonder)”
By Robert Crawford.