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Massachusetts State Patriot Song

"Massachusetts"

(Because of You Our Land is Free)

Words and music by Bernard Davidson

Adopted adopted on October 23, 1989, effective on January 21, 1990.

"Massachusetts (Because of You Our Land is Free)", words and music by Bernard Davidson, was made official on October 23, 1989, and effective January 21, 1990.

Massachusetts State Patriot Song: "Massachusetts"

 

"Massachusetts"

(Because of You Our Land is Free)

 

Origin of Song: "Massachusetts"

"Massachusetts (Because of You our Land is Free)", words and music by Bernard Davidson, was designated by Mass. Gen. Law ch. 2, § 31. News stories about the composer's efforts to have the bill signed into law are held by the Library.

Massachusetts Law

General Laws of Massachusetts, Part 1, Title 1, Chapter 2, Section 31.

PART I. ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
TITLE I. JURISDICTION AND EMBLEMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH, THE GENERAL COURT, STATUTES AND PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
CHAPTER 2. ARMS, GREAT SEAL AND OTHER EMBLEMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH
SECTION 31

Section 31. Patriotic song of commonwealth The song "Massachusetts (Because of You Our Land Is Free)", words and music by Bernard Davidson, shall be the patriotic song of the commonwealth.

 




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