WOW! This was pretty inspiring. Also, a very good antidote to all the pop, rock, rap, hip-hop, R&B, county, and jazz renditions ad nauseum by singers who can't hit or hold a note, and so instead ruin this great anthem with all idiotic manner of warbling and vocal nonsense.The Star Spangled Banner has been our anthem for almost a century. It should be sung as an anthem, not entertainment.
Agreed. The reactions say it all.
Don as a fan of the National Anthem and the lost art of TV sign-offs (even I remember when that happened in the 80's), one favorite version of mine was something called Flag Evolution. You will see why I and many fans call it that here...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQ051cBx30YI do not think any CT TV station played this version. The most unique one hands down WTIC-TV Channel 61 pre-FOX. The dedication to Ella Grasso. Here from 1984, is Bob Steele at WTIC-TV's opening night in 1984, introducing the sequence...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwuWt6tNEYw
Awesome! I'm adding it to my collection!BTW, LOVE that Sam Adams quote.
SSBI try, sometimes successfully, to live up to it.
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