Music In Our Schools Month Archives – 1987

Year and Theme

1987 “America the Musical”


DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.


Lou Rawls


The Star-Spangled Banner 
Arranged by Damrosch
Available from Schirmer.

America the Musical 
Official Theme Song
Music and Lyrics by Alfred Balkin
Arranged by CMSgt. Michael Davis, USAF Band.

Freedom (From Shenandoah) 
Words and Music by Geld & Udell, Arranged by Averre.

Kids of the U.S.A. 
Words and Music by Sandi Berry Musser.
Arranged by CMSgt. Michael davis, USAF Band.
Copyright © 1986 MENC.

Simple Gifts
Adapted by Copland, Arranged by Fine
Copyright Boosey & Hawkes.

America the Beautiful 
Words and Music by Ward, Arranged by Dragon
Copyright Plymouth Music Co.