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Whitney Houston Singing Star Spangled Banner
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Posted on 02/11/2012 9:27:28 PM PST by navysealdad

Whitney Houston performing the Star Spangled Banner for the troops,live at her 1991 "Welcome Home Heroes" concert in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

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1 posted on 02/11/2012 9:27:34 PM PST by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad

Thank You.

Such talent lost.


2 posted on 02/11/2012 9:38:29 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: navysealdad

RIP Whitney...you did your country so proud with this amazing rendition of our anthem.


3 posted on 02/11/2012 9:50:27 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: navysealdad

keeper


4 posted on 02/11/2012 9:50:27 PM PST by ArmyTeach (OnyoneAur liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: navysealdad

Her rendition was astounding. I have never heard it sung so powerfully and beautifully. She sang it perfectly. She was an amazing talent.


5 posted on 02/11/2012 9:54:26 PM PST by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: navysealdad
I hate to be a naysayer, but I say nay. I can't stand the "urban yodeling" of our national anthem that's become the expectation since Whitney Houston so famously did it in '91. I like to hear people sing it the way it's supposed to be sung, without the yodeling. It's beautiful and moving enough, and all the modern embellishments add nothing to it.

That said, RIP Whitney.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

6 posted on 02/11/2012 10:25:25 PM PST by wku man (Who says conservatives don't rock? http://www.bigdawgmusicmafia.com)
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Not to throw water on this, b/c the finished product sounded very good, but she lip synced that song to a previously recorded, edited, and polished track.


7 posted on 02/11/2012 10:33:46 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: GOPyouth

actually no she did not lip sing it it was straight up singin


8 posted on 02/11/2012 10:40:14 PM PST by advertising guy (Obama is a world class liar, but Eric Holder does it backwards and in high heels)
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To: advertising guy

She did not sing that song live at the Super Bowl. It was 100% lip synced.


9 posted on 02/11/2012 10:41:40 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: GOPyouth

nope.it was live but you so assume I’m wrong yet not 1 question


10 posted on 02/11/2012 10:47:20 PM PST by advertising guy (Obama is a world class liar, but Eric Holder does it backwards and in high heels)
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Even if I didn’t know that she recorded that track in LA prior to the Super Bowl, take a look at her turning her head way from the mic. The volume never fluctuated. That’s a clear sign that she wasn’t singing live.


11 posted on 02/11/2012 10:48:02 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: advertising guy
http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/whitney-houston-performed-greatest-national-anthem-sports-history-020851426.html

I don't feel like hyperlinking it. But there's one article about her lip syncing the song. I'll provide more if needed.

12 posted on 02/11/2012 10:50:19 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: GOPyouth

the music directors last name was Speed...he is 20 yr friend.....reckon he might be a source....he allowed it was the prettiest song he ever heard live


13 posted on 02/11/2012 10:54:29 PM PST by advertising guy (Obama is a world class liar, but Eric Holder does it backwards and in high heels)
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To: advertising guy

Whitney must have some serious talent to be able to turn her head away from the mic and keep her vocal volume the exact same. She very well could have been singing, but that voice heard over the PA was recorded.


14 posted on 02/11/2012 11:03:02 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: GOPyouth

What was heard over the speakers was pre-recorded, but she was also singing live with the mic turned off.


15 posted on 02/11/2012 11:11:00 PM PST by LongWayHome
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To: advertising guy
ABC article stating that it was lip synced

Wiki article stating it was lip synced.

This is not a secret that she didn't sing that song live.

16 posted on 02/11/2012 11:11:27 PM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: navysealdad

Due to overwhelming response to her rendition, it was released as a commercial single and video of her performance, and reached the Top 20 on the US Hot 100, making her the only act to turn the national anthem into a pop hit of that magnitude. Houston donated all her share of the proceeds to the American Red Cross Gulf Crisis Fund.


17 posted on 02/11/2012 11:48:29 PM PST by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: GOPyouth
Not to throw water on this, b/c the finished product sounded very good, but she lip synced that song to a previously recorded, edited, and polished track.

That does not throw water at all in my opinion. That is pretty common procedure at events as large as the SuperBowl.

But it is undoubtedly the most revered and popular version of our national anthem in our nation's history and is the only time a release of one made the Top 20 Billboard. This one did twice (once in 1991 and again after 9/11).

She was definitely peaking when she did this song - and she one of the most talented singers off all time. Noone can take that away from her.
18 posted on 02/12/2012 1:58:43 AM PST by microgood
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To: navysealdad

Whitney Houston dead at forty-eight. That’s just a crying shame. RIP Whitney and thank you for the music.


19 posted on 02/12/2012 4:08:39 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: wku man

She had a wonderful voice, but I am annoyed every time I hear her version of the SSB. The song was written in 3/4 and that is how it ought to be sung. I don’t mind the embellishments, but hearing it sung in 4/4 just bugs me.


20 posted on 02/12/2012 4:08:56 AM PST by pete1953
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To: microgood

I can get past the so called “yodeling” because IMHO she had one of if not the most beautiful and powerful voices on the planet! I think the yodeling comes from her church beginnings.


21 posted on 02/12/2012 5:14:28 AM PST by Mier (Liberalism always generates the exact opposite of its stated intent!! "Jim Quinn")
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To: microgood
This is actually the link to the Superbowl preformance. The other link is for her rendention in VA for the homecoming of the troops. It is obviously pre-recorded per NFL policy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jeUINzHK9o

22 posted on 02/12/2012 5:21:04 AM PST by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: navysealdad

Fantastic voice. From a time when pop music was good, and her music was a big part of it. RIP.


23 posted on 02/12/2012 5:21:04 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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To: microgood

Oh, I agree that she was talented. I also agree that the finished product of that song was top notch.


24 posted on 02/12/2012 8:11:11 AM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: navysealdad

25 posted on 02/13/2012 2:00:42 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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