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Sound of Survival: Martina McBride’s “Independence Day” is More than Just a Patriotic Anthem

Fourth of July came and went and I’m guessing we all heard our fair share of seemingly patriotic anthems. As it happens, some of our favorite holiday hits aren’t about the USA at all. While there are quite a few that I could name, one of the most popular is “Independence Day” by Martina McBride. The title might deceive you into thinking this is just another Fourth of July tune, but a deeper listen tells us a dark but important story. I heard the song multiple times over the holiday weekend, and with each listen it became the inspiration for this month’s[...]