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Official State songs

Official songs listed by state. (List by state or year)
StateList by state Name Designated as Year
Alabama Alabama State song 1931
Alaska Alaska's Flag Official song 1955
Arizona Arizona State anthem 1919
Arizona Arizona Alternate state anthem 1982
Arkansas Arkansas Official state anthem 1987
Arkansas The Arkansas Traveler Official historical song 1987
Arkansas Arkansas Waltz Official state waltz 1971
Arkansas Oh, Arkansas Official state song 1987
Arkansas Arkansas (You Run Deep in Me) Official state song 1987
California I Love You, California An official state song 1951
Colorado Where the Columbines Grow Official state song 1915
Colorado Rocky Mountain High Official state song 2007
Connecticut Yankee Doodle State song 1978
Connecticut Nutmeg State cantata 2003
Connecticut Beautiful Connecticut Waltz Second state song 2013
Connecticut Ballroom Polka State polka 2013
Delaware Our Delaware Official state song 1925
Florida The Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)
The Old Folks at Home (Revised lyrics)
Official song
Official state song
1935
2008
Florida Florida, Where the Sawgrass Meets the Road Official state anthem 2008
Georgia Georgia on My Mind Official song 1979
Hawaii Hawai`i Pono`i Official song 1967
Idaho Here We Have Idaho State song 1931
Illinois Illinois Official state song 1925
Indiana On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away State song 1913
Iowa Song of Iowa State song 1911
Kansas The Kansas March Official state march 1935
Kansas Home on the Range State song 1947
Kansas Here's Kansas An official march 1992
Kentucky My Old Kentucky Home Official state song 1928
Kentucky Blue Moon of Kentucky Bluegrass song 1988
Louisiana Louisiana My Home Sweet Home Official state march song 1952
Louisiana Give Me Louisiana Official state song 1970
Louisiana You Are My Sunshine Official state song 1977
Louisiana The Gifts of Earth Official state environmental song 1990
Louisiana Come Back to Louisiana Official state song for Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita recovery efforts 2006
Maine State of Maine Song Official song 1937
Maryland Maryland, My Maryland State song 1939
Massachusetts All Hail to Massachusetts Song 1981
Massachusetts Massachusetts Folk song 1981
Massachusetts The Road to Boston Official ceremonial march 1985
Massachusetts Massachusetts (Because of You Our Land is Free) Patriotic song 1989
Massachusetts The Great State of Massachusetts Glee club song 1997
Massachusetts Say Hello to Someone From Massachusetts Official polka 1998
Massachusetts Ode to Massachusetts Official ode 2000
Michigan My Michigan An official song 1937
Minnesota Hail! Minnesota State song 1945
Mississippi Go, Mississippi Official song 1962
Missouri Missouri Waltz Official state song 1949
Montana Montana Official state song 1945
Montana Montana Melody Official state ballad 1983
Montana Montana Official state lullaby 2007
Nebraska Beautiful Nebraska State song 1967
Nebraska A Place Like Nebraska State ballad 1997
Nevada Home Means Nevada Official state song 1933
New Hampshire Old New Hampshire State song 1949
New Hampshire New Hampshire, My New Hampshire State song 1963
New Hampshire New Hampshire Hills State song 1973
New Hampshire Autumn in New Hampshire State song 1977
New Hampshire New Hampshire's Granite State State song 1977
New Hampshire Oh, New Hampshire (You're My Home) State song 1977
New Hampshire The Old Man of the Mountain State song 1977
New Hampshire The New Hampshire State March State song 1977
New Hampshire New Hampshire Naturally State song 1983
New Hampshire Live Free or Die State song 2007
New Jersey [ None ]    
New Mexico O, Fair New Mexico State song 1917
New Mexico Asi Es Nuevo Mejico Spanish language state song 1971
New Mexico Land of Enchantment - New Mexico Official state ballad 1989
New Mexico New Mexico - Mi Lindo Nuevo Mexico State bilingual song 1995
New Mexico Under New Mexico Skies Official state cowboy song 2009
New York [ None ]    
North Carolina The Old North State Official song 1927
North Dakota North Dakota Hymn Official song 1947
Ohio Beautiful Ohio Official song 1969
Ohio Hang on Sloopy Official rock song 1985
Oklahoma Oklahoma! Official song and anthem 1953
Oklahoma Oklahoma Wind Official State Waltz 1982
Oklahoma Faded Love Official Oklahoma country and western song 1988
Oklahoma Oklahoma, My Native Land Official children's song 1996
Oklahoma Oklahoma Hills Official Oklahoma state folk song 2001
Oklahoma Oklahoma Run Oklahoma state land run song 2009
Oklahoma Do You Realize?? Official Oklahoma state rock song 2009
Oklahoma Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Official state gospel song 2011
Oregon Oregon, My Oregon State song 1927
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State song 1990
Rhode Island Rhode Island's It For Me State song 1996
South Carolina Carolina State song 1911
South Carolina South Carolina On My Mind An official state song 1984
South Carolina The Richardson Waltz Official state waltz 2000
South Dakota Hail, South Dakota Official state song 1943
Tennessee My Homeland, Tennessee Official song 1926
Tennessee My Tennessee Official public school song 1931
Tennessee When It's Iris Time in Tennessee Official song 1935
Tennessee Tennessee Waltz Official song 1965
Tennessee Rocky Top Official song 1982
Tennessee Tennessee Song of the 97th General Assembly 1992
Tennessee The Pride of Tennessee Official song 1996
Tennessee A Tennessee Bicentennial Rap Bicentennial Rap song 1996
Tennessee My Home Will Always Be in Tennessee Bicentennial school song 1996
Tennessee Fly Eagle, Fly! U.S. bicentennial song 1996
Tennessee The Tennessee Salute U.S. bicentennial march song 1996
Tennessee Smoky Mountain Rain Official song 2010
Tennessee Tennessee State song 2011
Texas Bluebonnets Flower song 1929
Texas Texas, Our Texas State song 1933
Utah Utah, We Love Thee State hymn 1937
Utah Utah, This is the Place State song 2003
Vermont These Green Mountains State song 1999
Virginia Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
Carry Me Back to Old Virginia
State song
Official song emeritus
1940
1997
Washington Washington, My Home Official song 1959
Washington Roll On Columbia, Roll On Official state folk song 1987
West Virginia The West Virginia Hills Official state song 1963
West Virginia This is My West Virginia Official state song 1963
West Virginia West Virginia, My Home Sweet Home Official state song 1963
West Virginia Take Me Home Country Roads Official state song 2014
Wisconsin On, Wisconsin State song 1959
Wisconsin Oh Wisconsin, Land of My Dreams State ballad 2001
Wisconsin The Wisconsin Waltz State waltz 2001
Wyoming Wyoming Official state song 1955
State Songs of America

State Songs of America Edited by M. J. Bristow. 184 pages. Greenwood Press (February 28, 2000)

This book provides the music and lyrics for the official songs adopted by the state governments.

Arranged alphabetically by state, each song has a single vocal line over a piano accompaniment, with one verse only under the vocal line and remaining verses appearing separately.

State Songs: Anthems & Their Origins

State Songs: Anthems & Their Origins by John Hladczuk and Sharon Schneider Hladczuk. 240 pages. Scarecrow Press (September 26, 2000)

Histories of these songs, biographical information about the composers and lyricists, and background on each song's entrance into status as official make this source the most comprehensive in existence.

The entries include sheet music, allowing readers to reproduce for themselves the tunes that have proved so important in the history of the Union.