Lyrics to You're A Grand Old Flag by Independence Day: You're a grand old flag, / You're a high flying flag / And forever in peace may you. You're a high flyin' flag. And forever in peace may you wave "You're a Grand Old Flag " was written by George M. Cohan for his stage musical George. "You're a Grand Old Flag " is an American patriotic march. The song, a spirited march written by George M. Cohan, is a tribute to the American flag. In addition to Genre : Patriotic , American march. Cohan You're A Grand Old Flag. The two men found themselves next to each other and Cohan noticed the vet held a carefully folded but ragged old flag. You're the emblem of the land I love, The home of the free and the brave. Verse 1 There's a feeling comes a-stealing, And it sets my brain a-reeling, When I'm list'ning to the music of a military band. This page was last edited on 7 June , at LSP, Recorded by RCA at Crapton Auditorium, Howard University, Washinton, DC, December 10, Article Eternal Father, Strong to Save Article. PBS Flag Picture Gallery External The Betsy Ross Home Page Credits for "George Washington, Jr. Marine Corps Band's repertoire. Gilbert Sildes, author of The Seven Lively Arts wrote that she displayed "something roughly elemental, something common and pure; whatever she did had broadness and sharpness both. Subjects Article Popular Songs of the Day Songs and Music Songs Collections. Charles Zimmermann died just before the U.