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Celebrating The Fourth With John Philip Sousa's Iconic Marches11:05
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The USA Marine Band with conductor John Philip Sousa, who wrote "The Stars and Stripes Forever" as well as numerous marches, waltzes and songs. (Keystone/Getty Images)
The USA Marine Band with conductor John Philip Sousa, who wrote "The Stars and Stripes Forever" as well as numerous marches, waltzes and songs. (Keystone/Getty Images)
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John Philip Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever” will be played a lot over the next three days. It’s America’s national march, as voted by Congress in 1987.

But as Sousa lover and founder of the New Sousa Band Keith Brion tells Here & Now's Robin Young, there are a number of other great patriotic Sousa marches that would fit well into any celebration of the Fourth. Today, we revisit that conversation from July 2015.

Hear our original conversation with Keith Brion from July 2015.

Guest

Keith Brion, founder and director of the New Sousa Band. The band tweets @NewSousaBand.

This segment aired on July 1, 2016.

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