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Lara's "Sounds Like America" tour mixtape

By Lara Downes

I'm on an American roadtrip! Join me at SoundsLikeAmerica.com to contribute your own choices of music that "sounds like America" to this playlist, and follow my music-making travels across this country, exploring the common ground that connects and unites us across State lines and all other divides.

60 songs

  1. 1.
    America The BeautifulRay CharlesRay Charles Forever
    3:350:30
  2. 2.
    4:510:30
  3. 3.
    1:270:30
  4. 4.
    The Folks Who Live on the Hill (1635 Woods Dr.)Gabriel KahaneHaircuts & Airports
    4:210:30
  5. 5.
    8:350:30
  6. 6.
    God Bless the Child - Take 1Billie HolidayThe Centennial Collection
    2:540:30
  7. 7.
    Higher GroundStevie WonderInnervisions
    3:420:30
  8. 8.
    Shenandoah (arr. for piano)Anonymous  , Traditional , Lara DownesAmerica Again
    3:570:30
  9. 9.
    George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Live in Concert)Lara DownesGeorge Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Live in Concert)
    13:340:30
  10. 10.
    4:340:30
  11. 11.
    4:440:30
  12. 12.
    2:450:30
  13. 13.
    I Won't Last A Day Without YouCarpentersA Song For You
    3:520:30
  14. 14.
    The Star Spangled Banner - Live from Super Bowl XXVWhitney Houston , Florida OrchestraWhitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances
    2:140:30
  15. 15.
    2:300:30
  16. 16.
    4:090:30
  17. 17.
    3:350:30
  18. 18.
    Midnight Train to GeorgiaGladys Knight & The PipsBeautiful Ballads
    4:390:30
  19. 19.
    9:550:30
  20. 20.
    Angel From Montgomery (Remastered)Bonnie RaittStreetlights
    3:590:30
  21. 21.
    Living For The CityStevie WonderNumber 1's
    3:410:30
  22. 22.
    California Love - Original Version2Pac , Roger , Dr. DreGreatest Hits
    4:450:30
  23. 23.
    24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59: No. 10. Deep RiverSamuel Coleridge-Taylor , Lara DownesAmerica Again
    5:160:30
  24. 24.
    2:460:30
  25. 25.
    5:310:30
  26. 26.
    The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow (arr. for piano)Anonymous  , Harold Arlen , Lara DownesAmerica Again
    3:020:30
  27. 27.
    Mendocino County LineWillie Nelson , Lee Ann WomackLost Highway
    4:320:30
  28. 28.
    BaltimoreNina SimoneBaltimore
    4:380:30
  29. 29.
    New York State of MindBilly JoelThe Essential Billy Joel
    6:020:30
  30. 30.
    2:290:30

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