Download links and information about American Spirit by Mannheim Steamroller. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to New Age, Jazz, Rock, Alternative, Smooth Jazz genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 54:36 minutes.
|Genre:||New Age, Jazz, Rock, Alternative, Smooth Jazz|
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|1.||Star Spangled Banner||2:41|
|2.||American Spirit (featuring Bill Fries)||2:38|
|3.||America the Beautiful||3:44|
|4.||Convoy (featuring Bill Fries)||3:53|
|5.||Fanfare for the Common Man||3:48|
|8.||Wolf Creek Pass (featuring Bill Fries)||4:02|
|9.||Home On the Range||4:18|
|13.||Battle Hymn of the Republic||4:45|
American flag-waving hit a fever pitch following the events of 9/11, and along with it came a flood of Americana-related merchandise and music that utilized the Stars & Stripes in just about every way imaginable. As this patriotic sentiment was still riding high on amber waves of grain, Chip Davis chose to exhibit his American Spirit from atop his famous Mannheim Steamroller. Not unlike most superstar acts, Mannheim Steamroller has become more of a corporation than a musical entity with recent discs and related products that seem to focus more on theme and sales rather than the intricate and fascinating sounds of the early Fresh Aire and Christmas series. American Spirit is comprised of popular American songs, sentimental spoken word recitations, and even a couple of old hit songs, all of which are tied together with a big red, white, and blue bow to craft a perfect patriotic gift. Several of the songs are either re-recorded or taken directly from previous releases, like the track "Yellowstone Morning," here celebrating its third incarnation; or "Convoy" and "Wolf Creek Pass," Davis' early hit collaborations with Bill Fries (aka C.W. McCall). The Davis original, "Mt. McKinley," features the signature Mannheim synthesizer/orchestral sound.