Skip to comments.Star Spangled Banner
Posted on 12/07/2012 4:15:02 AM PST by BO Stinkss
Those kicka$$ rockers from Madison Rising are trying to reach 5 million views on their Star Spangled Banner video. Will you help? If you havent heard their rendition before, its a giant pile of awesomesauce. Support these fantastic conservative rockers! Theyre at just over 3 million right now so please watch and then share with others!
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A - W - E - S - O - M - E !!!!
Very good rendition with a patriotic video.
Boomer here. Not particularly fond of rock, and I am very much a traditionalist. I get very annoyed when I hear what a lot of pop stars do to the National Anthem.
BUT I LOVED THIS!
I have long thought that it is musical arrangements of the Star Spangled Banner that have made it difficult to sing or just not popular. I spent years in high school and college band playing different arrangements including a bombastic arrangement by John Phillip Sousa and Walter Damrosch. However, the best musical arrangement of the national anthem I have found is one written by Felix Vinatieri, Band Master for Custer's 7th Calvary. It is short dignified and simple. The anthem along with other music by Vinatieri is available on CD here .
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