America the Beautiful

by admin on January 22, 2012

“America the Beautiful” was written in 1893 as a poem by Katharine Bates, a schoolteacher, as she sat atop Pike’s Peak. It was put to the melody of an even older hymn by Samuel Ward and published as a song in 1910.

Lyric Sheet Audio Recording

You may download the songbook as a PDF below.

Songbook 2015 – 2016

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