Hail, Columbia, Happy Land

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Hail, Columbia, Happy Land

Joseph Hopkinson (lyrics) and Philip Phile (music)

American patriotic song. It was composed by Phile in 1789 for the first inauguration of George Washington, and given the title "The President's March"; Hopkinson's lyrics were added in 1798. The song was used as an unofficial national anthem of the USA before 1931; it is now used as the ceremonial entrance march of the Vice President of the United States.

Versions of Hail, Columbia, Happy Land include: