The Patriot

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  • Recorded with a 65-piece orchestra at the London AIR Studios, Christian musician Michael W. Smith penned this song as a representation of his love for his country. He explained: "That one feels very patriotic, very Americana to me. I wrote it as a tribute to the Armed Services of our country and can picture it being plated at a military ceremony. I've already started playing this one at concerts with my band; we have to retool it, of course, without the London Session Orchestra, which adds so much to this version on Glory."

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