Skip to comments.Madison Rising - The Star Spangled Banner
Posted on 10/19/2012 7:31:22 AM PDT by navysealdad
Patriotic rock band Madison Rising performing its stirring rendition of the National Anthem Madison Rising promotes the principles of liberty, independence, smaller government and personal responsibility. Their mission is not only to make great music, but to also send a message that American culture is alive and well.
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Totally unrelated, but thought you'd enjoy this...
The original lyrics to Irving Berlin's "God Bless America" were as follows:
"God bless America, land that I love,
Stand beside her, and guide her,
To the right with a light, from above!"
A+ for effort, A for originality, C- for tastefulness, D for overall performance. Good solid "B" in aggregate. Not bad.
One man's opinion, for sure, but the "one man" in this instance just happens to be musically infallible and otherwise beyond reproach.
One of my favorites has always been Whitney Houston’s version...
The Star-Spangled Banner--Anna Case (1917)
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