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.