Celebrate the 4th – Food and Music

Jun 29 2015

by Whitney Long

Summer’s golden holiday, the 4th of July, is upon us! Whatever your plans, this most patriotic of holidays is sure to include two favorite pastimes – food and music.  Chances are you are firing up the grill and we have the perfect playlist for your gathering  as well as some favorite recipes for your celebration.  These recipes, from some of  our go-to sources, are yummy and easy –  a must for enjoying your guests and and celebrating our great country!


Herbed Beer Can Chicken

Sweet-N-Savory Burgers

Fourth of July Bean Casserole

Twice Baked Potatoes


Seven Layer Salad

BBQ Deviled Eggs

Chef Sean Brock’s Pimento Cheese


Sweet Tea Granita

Root Beer Ice Cream



(selections can be found on iTunes)

Born in the USA – Bruce Springsteen

American Soldier – Toby Keith

God Bless the USA – Lee Greenwood

Travelin’ Soldier – Dixie Chicks

Names on the Wall – The Statler Brothers

God, Family and Country – Craig Morgan

R.O.C.K. in the USA – John Mellencamp

American Child – Phil Vassar

Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly – Aaron Tippin

America the Beautiful – Ray Charles



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Whitney Long is co-founder of The Southern C and The Southern C Summit. Mama x 4, wife x 1. Entrepreneur, thinker, doer, writer, researcher, believer. Enjoys working alongside creative entrepreneurs to build community while supporting established and upcoming brands. Hobbies include travel, reading, bike rides and clever craft cocktails.

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