Saturday, September 26, 2009

The Way it Ought to be Sung!

A friend sends this along with a comment:

"As football season approaches, there will be many variations, but this is the real deal."

"This is beautiful, as the anthem was written not like some pop singer trying to 'stylize' it."

"And we can add auto racing also."


  1. I find it oddly reassuring that the tune for our national anthem was originally a drinking song.

  2. Of course, when it comes to the Anthem, as well as many other patriotic and/or religious songs, I've been totally Cutified. I think their best rendition was the one to open last year's Jerry Lewis Telethon (with the late, great Ed McMahon introducing them in his final year as main announcer).

    Add in those horns and a flyover, and now we're talking!


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