The melody to This Land Is Your Land has been running through my head lately -- catchy! I started to wonder, does "This land is your land, this land is my land", refer to property ownership (as in, you don't -- it belongs to all of us)? Sure enough, read some of the alternate lyrics that "composer" Woody Guthrie used from time to time.
This collectivist piece of crap was written in response to Irving Berlin's God Bless America (not one of my favorite songs either, mind you). The other thing about it that I did not know, was that this wasn't an original melody. Guthrie nicked it from somewhere else. It was an "existing" melody, as Wikipedia euphemistically puts it.
We sure could use some good classical liberal alternatives to the collectivist "folk music" claptrap that came out of the "progressive" era. Good music that has us singing all the way down the road to serfdom. We can do better.