Sweet Virginia Breeze

Virginia State Popular Song

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Neptune sculpture at Virginia Beach, Virginia USA

Neptune sculpture at Virginia Beach, Virginia USA; the statue of Neptune is 34 feet tall and weighs 12.5 tons.  Photo by Brian Hillegas/Flickr (Use Permitted with Attribution).

Official State Popular Song of Virginia

by Robbin Thompson and Steve Bassett

The beach music song "Sweet Virginia Breeze" by Robbin Thompson and Steve Bassett was designated the official state popular song of Virginia in 2015. All State Songs

By a vote of 39-0, the Virginia state senate designated "Sweet Virginia Breeze" as the official state popular song of Virginia, and "Our Great Virginia" as the official state traditional song (the bill was signed into law by the governor effective 7/1/15). Virginia also recognizes a song emeritus.

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Images

Sunrise; Virginia Beach, Virginia USA at dawn.  Photo by Gary Lerude/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Virginia Beach, Virginia at dawn

Videos

Robbin Thompson & Steve Basset - Sweet Virginia Breeze