Let the Eagle Soar

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"Let the Eagle Soar"
Song by John Ashcroft
Published February 23, 2002
Released February 23, 2002
Recorded February 23, 2002
Length 5:00
Writer John Ashcroft
Composer John Ashcroft
Language English
Producer John Ashcroft
Cover versions
Lil' John Ashcroft

"Let the Eagle Soar" is a song written by former Missouri Senator and U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, who is seen singing the song at a Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary function on February 23, 2002.[1] The song was sung during President of the United States George W. Bush's second inauguration in January 2005 by Guy Hovis, a vocalist from the 1970s variety program The Lawrence Welk Show.

On July 4, 2011 Angela McKenzie, a singer and radio personality of the syndicated program Initiative Radio with Angela McKenzie, quietly released a contemporary Country music version of the song as a digital download with the official approval and blessing of John Ashcroft.


John Ashcroft sang in The Singing Senators, a group of U.S. Senators who sang as a barbershop quartet.

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