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Jimmy Buffett will add a little spice to This Land is Our Land during a July 4th program special

Washington, D.C.- Jimmy Buffett will sing a rendition of the classic "This Land is Our Land during the special program on July 4th called A Capitol Fourth.

The Capitol Fourth program will be hosted by Vanessa Williams and will feature many artists performing their songs in which will shed a message of unity and hope. Buffett will premiere his remix version of This is Our Land and had this to say about it.

"I have always been a big admirer of Woody Guthrie’s…his simple songs and poignant lyrics,” Buffett remarked. “They were some of the first songs I learned to play. I have been lucky enough to travel this land, and think it is the best song that encapsulates what America means and is."

A CAPITOL FOURTH will bring us together showcasing themes of love, hope, unity and patriotism from around our great nation,” said Executive Producer Michael Colbert. “We are thrilled to debut Jimmy Buffett’s stirring new rendition of ‘This Land is Your Land’ during America's Independence Day celebration on PBS.”

The program will broadcast on PBS S Sunday, July 4, 2021 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network. The program can also be heard in stereo over NPR member stations nationwide, and will be streaming on Facebook, YouTube and and available as Video on Demand for a limited time only, July 4 to July 18, 2021.

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