The event starts with an instrumental of "Stars and Stripes Forever" while Bob introduces himself and welcomes everyone; then continues with Bob singing:
God Bless The USA
Coming To America (Pledge of Allegiance)
American Dreams (a short talk about our ancestors coming to America from all over the world)
A musical trip across America with the songs:
San Francisco, Chicago, New York, New York
Over There (From World War I)
(Bob tells a little trivia: gas was 12c a gallon in 1941, etc.)Songs from World War II: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree, I'll Be Seeing You
Bob continues singing:
God Bless AmericaI Believe (One of the most popular songs of the Korean War)
(Trivia: Baby Boomers and TV)
American Rock and Roll: Rock Around The Clock, Hound Dog, The Great Pretender, Johnny B Goode
This Land Is Your Land (Played on the guitar)America the BeautifulWhat A Wonderful World
(Trivia: In what war did the most Americans die?)American Trilogy
Some Gave All (Dedicated to all the service men & women who gave their lives defending our great country)
My Country Tis of Thee
The show ends with:
The Star Spangled Banner
*The show can be varied and can include dancing / line dancing / voice impressions and/or audience sing-a-long.
The entire program lasts approximately 1 hour.
Proud To Be An American, created especially for seniors, is an event that they'll be talking about long after the show has concluded!!
See information about other shows in the series by clicking on these links:Celebrating Italy, Coney Island MemoriesProud To Be An AmericanSavin Rock Days