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Did BeyoncÚ Lip-Sync the Star-Spangled Banner?
Washingtonian ^ | 1/22/13 | Sophie Gilbert

Posted on 01/22/2013 9:01:17 AM PST by Nachum

Edited on 01/22/2013 10:02:53 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

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KEYWORDS: banner; beyonc; beyonce; bhoinauguration; fauxtography; lipsync; obamafails; photoops; propaganda
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A fake song rendition for a fake rendition of a presidency
1 posted on 01/22/2013 9:01:28 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 01/22/2013 9:03:12 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

FauxBama.


3 posted on 01/22/2013 9:03:56 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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4 posted on 01/22/2013 9:04:12 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

She is just a scale singer. They can make her sound any way they want in back tracking. Of course, people like this for some reason think they have accomplished something by cheating.


5 posted on 01/22/2013 9:10:44 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum

How appropriate that a fake rendition of the National Anthem be rendered at the Inauguration of a fake President - and a fake American to boot.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 9:11:23 AM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Nachum

Is of no importance to me. Didn’t watch it live. Won’t watch it on tape. The TV didn’t budge off of ESPN and other non-news channels yesterday. I had no desire to see anything I ate yesterday twice.


7 posted on 01/22/2013 9:11:48 AM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: Nachum

Rats. Now Kanye will have to crash Taylor Swift’s next award presentation to give props to Beyonce again.

And since Hussein’s not looking for votes this time, the “jackass” will be the White Hut’s special guest at the Wednesday taxpayer-funded bash afterwards.


8 posted on 01/22/2013 9:17:13 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Nachum

Shows like this are always pre-recorded to avoid mistakes...

So is the superbowl


9 posted on 01/22/2013 9:17:20 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: freekitty

I thought you might find this amusing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIPNO3qB5q4


10 posted on 01/22/2013 9:18:10 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Nachum
Beyonce Parody 'All the Single Ladies' versus 'If You Voted For Me'
11 posted on 01/22/2013 9:18:27 AM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: bigdaddy45
The TV didn’t budge off of ESPN ...
The same ESPN whose Top 10 plays everyday show ten 7 foot (plus) black guys dunking the ball into a 10 foot high basket?
12 posted on 01/22/2013 9:20:05 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Nachum

who cares what that skanky ho sung or didn’t sing to her butt boy Obama.


13 posted on 01/22/2013 9:23:55 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Nachum

No. She pulled the reader out of ear after being restrained and let it all out.

Loved her rendition and she is one hot woman.


14 posted on 01/22/2013 9:24:09 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Mr. K

You are right. It is far more common than people realize.


15 posted on 01/22/2013 9:24:15 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Nachum

I’ll have to watch the video a couple-hundred times, then I’ll let you know.


16 posted on 01/22/2013 9:26:48 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Nachum

I have know members of “the President’s Own” Marine Corps Band, I do not believe they would do this. It is not uncommon for a singer in a public event like this to have a backup voice on tape while singing. But it is wrong to insult the marines just because the president is a bozo. These are not fake marines, they go though the same training as all marines and deserve more respect than to be accused of faking it.


17 posted on 01/22/2013 9:29:04 AM PST by ThomasThomas
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To: Nachum

I don’t get why this is news. Let alone, big news.


18 posted on 01/22/2013 9:30:34 AM PST by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: Nachum

I’m not sure about Beyonce, but it’s clear that Obama lip-synched caring about the national anthem.

The song needs a re-write anyway. We’re not going to be the “land of the free” much longer, and as for “home of the brave” ...

By the time 2016 rolls around I think the National Anthem will be “I want my MTV.”


19 posted on 01/22/2013 9:31:59 AM PST by ArGee (Reality - what a concept.)
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To: Nachum
I am so tired of our popular culture, especially after what she said about Mitt, class-less, just like the face stuffer yesterday.

I try not to listen or watch, and if they are lurking, and horse they rode in on, for being in sink with his neuvo-facism.

20 posted on 01/22/2013 9:34:25 AM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Nachum; Revolting cat!

Didn’t Vanessa Williams do this at a sporting event once (where the single was already recorded to be released after “the public demand”)? Sometime in the late 1980s or early 1990s?


21 posted on 01/22/2013 9:37:42 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

Didn’t see her performance ..but Kelly Clarkson sure belted it out ....was definitely NOT lip synched.


22 posted on 01/22/2013 9:42:35 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Nachum

Fake song, fake ceremony. Just as well since the woman can’t sing. Her voice is on par with a dull file sliding over the edge of a piece of tin.


23 posted on 01/22/2013 9:47:08 AM PST by Lion Den Dan
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To: bigdaddy45

FR really needs a ‘Like’ button :-)


24 posted on 01/22/2013 9:48:16 AM PST by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: LibsRJerks

None of these people can sing, they just gargle phony pathos in that strained melisma-heavy American Idol style. It’s a blight.


25 posted on 01/22/2013 9:48:16 AM PST by Argus
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To: Nachum

Lip Sync-fest with Beyonce’ lip-syncing a song and Obama lip-syncing a teleprompter.


26 posted on 01/22/2013 9:55:44 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Nachum

Yes, even live tv is fake and produced . .
FU B


27 posted on 01/22/2013 9:55:51 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Was there a Fly-By? If so then she has to have it recorded and start at a certain time. The pilots turn in for the Fly-By at the point in the timing when the singer hits the home of the brave.


28 posted on 01/22/2013 10:09:27 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: oh8eleven

The top 10 plays are the top 10 plays because they’re fun to watch. Makes no matter what color it is of the guy making the play.

I’m sick of Obama, sick of the fawning media, and sick of politics at this moment. But please don’t drag this down into some racist muck. I’m just not in the mood. To be blunt.... shove it.


29 posted on 01/22/2013 10:14:25 AM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: Mr. K
So is the superbowl

Hey can ya tell me who's gonna win? I need some big bucks...................

30 posted on 01/22/2013 10:16:48 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: svcw

LOL With the technology they have they can make me sing well and I sound worse than that girl.


31 posted on 01/22/2013 10:23:16 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Vendome

Exclusive: Beyoncé lip-synched Star Spangled Banner at inauguration

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article3664997.ece


32 posted on 01/22/2013 10:23:30 AM PST by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: bigdaddy45
I’m just not in the mood.
Try Midol.
BTW, ask Rush how unbiased ESPN is.
33 posted on 01/22/2013 10:24:10 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: bigdaddy45

“Shove it” — based solely upon the post to which you responded?!

Ah, but then I took a moment to read many of your recent posts.

I think FR is done.


34 posted on 01/22/2013 10:24:24 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Nachum

Does this really matter? I think not. It is very common for performers to record performances (even of the Star Spangled Banner) in advance to mitigate potential problems that can arise during the live performance. The cold weather and other factors could lead to a less than desirable vocal performance.

We need to choose our battles and not be out here making fools of ourselves by pointing out something so insignificant and truly unimportant. It makes us all look petty. Come on?!?

A lot of great performers have pre-recorded the Star Spangled Banner for large events. Whitney Houston, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and many more pre-recorded it for their Superbowl performances.


35 posted on 01/22/2013 10:31:20 AM PST by RobertClark ("May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't" - George S. Patton)
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To: ThomasThomas

The criticism of Beyonce is justified, but criticism of the band IS NOT.

The performance was SUPPOSED to be live.

Beyonce did not show up for rehearsal with the band as scheduled. So at the last minute she decides she wants to lip synch it. So the band has to spend Sunday evening until late in the recording studio laying down the track with her.

Then the band members have to report for duty at 4 AM on Monday morning to assemble for the inauguration.

After sitting all morning at the inauguration, the band was required to assemble at 1:30 PM for the parade. They stood for three hours waiting for the parade to start. All the marchers stood and waited in the cold for that long - little kids, high schoolers, etc.

The parade was delayed for an hour or more because the luncheon went overtime due to the long winded gasbag speakers and all the time allotted to wardrobe changes, hair, make up, etc.

The band members are consummate professionals and follow orders to a T without a complaint.


36 posted on 01/22/2013 10:36:48 AM PST by randita
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To: ConorMacNessa

**ding**ding** Winner! The post that says it all!


37 posted on 01/22/2013 10:51:30 AM PST by ClearBlueSky
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To: oh8eleven; bigdaddy45

Get a room


38 posted on 01/22/2013 10:56:40 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Nachum
I’m still trying to figure out why I should care...

...nothing so far.

Maybe because I wasn’t surprised by the Milli-Vanilli “scandal”? The Monkees? The Ed Sullivan Show? Queen performing Bohemian Rhapsody “live”?

39 posted on 01/22/2013 11:02:07 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (<-------currently working through post-election anger issues.)
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To: treetopsandroofs; oh8eleven

Yeah, shove it. Does EVERYTHING here have to be racial? ESPN is picking the top 10 plays now because of the color of the guy making the play? yeah... right.

I can’t stand Obama because he’s an arrogant prick who has no clue how the free market works, and would rather drag everyone down to a government-mandated level of shared mediocrity and misery instead of letting individuals succeed and prosper. He’s a nightmare for the country. I couldn’t care less what color he is.


40 posted on 01/22/2013 11:09:23 AM PST by bigdaddy45
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If I recall, Yo Yo Ma was faking it at the last inauguration due to the extreme cold and the effect it has on his cello......


41 posted on 01/22/2013 11:13:41 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: Nachum

So sick of singers that can’t actually sing. Beyonce sounds like a goat singing through a box fan. Taylor Swift can’t hit a note live. Both are studio manufactured products. My daughter is near pitch perfect and makes me cry every time she sings the anthem.


42 posted on 01/22/2013 11:17:54 AM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: bigdaddy45

He is the Color Purple


43 posted on 01/22/2013 11:24:49 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Nachum
Beyonce's version doesn't even come close to being as good as the version by Anna Case.
44 posted on 01/22/2013 11:29:42 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: bigdaddy45
Does EVERYTHING here have to be racial?
Why should FR be any different than everything else we've faced in daily life for the last 25-30 years?
Now it's gotten to the point that just being born white ... and a recipient of "white privilege" ... automatically makes us racist.
It ain't my doing - we know who the real racists are - and if you don't like me pointing it out - too feckin' bad.
45 posted on 01/22/2013 11:36:06 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I didn’t know that. Even their guest fake it.


46 posted on 01/22/2013 11:58:27 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: oh8eleven

Alright, since you brought it up, please demonstate how ESPN’s top 10 “plays of the day” have a skew towards black athletes?

Or are you just throwing crap against the wall because you have nothing?


47 posted on 01/22/2013 11:58:29 AM PST by bigdaddy45
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To: zipper

Saw that and I’m trying to open the site but it loads slower than a herd of arthritic turtles stricken with emphysema ....

Guess she did fake it and so did the band.

Must be pretty disappointing in bed.

Still, I’d hit it just to find out.


48 posted on 01/22/2013 12:12:06 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
No. She pulled the reader out of ear after being restrained and let it all out.

This afternoon, a spokesman for the Marine Corps band revealed that she was indeed lip syncing to their studio pre-recorded national anthem........

49 posted on 01/22/2013 12:31:52 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: randita
Beyonce did not show up for rehearsal with the band as scheduled. So at the last minute she decides she wants to lip synch it.

There was nothing to rehearse and there was no last minute decision to lip synch since her singing of the NA had already been pre-recorded in a sound studio with the USMC band.....

As a side note, how do you expect these public performances, along with Super Bowl entertainers, to provide sound studio quality acoustics in an open air public venue? They can't, it's impossible.

50 posted on 01/22/2013 12:45:51 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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