Hear, hear!
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:24pm

Terrible choice of anthem. A nation should have a national anthem that the average non-musician has at least some chance of singing well enough to avoid collecting grimaces and thrown objects. The Star Spangled Banner is notoriously difficult, as evidenced by the butchery all-too-common at sporting events.

That said, I'd love to have the chance to do an electric violin arrangement before the start of a Thorns FC match!

  • You know why. Junk music.
    • Hear, hear! — Poppet, Tue Sep 26 12:24pm
      • Kate Smith did an admirable job. (nm)PH🌖🏔, Tue Sep 26 4:00pm
        • Her tour de force wasPikes, Tue Sep 26 8:09pm
          Irving Berlin's God Bless America. One needs to be drunk to sing the Star Spangled Banner. Jose can you see. It's a drinking song to begin with, about the virtues of drunkenness. The drunker the... more
          • Yes, that WAS her signature son.PH🙄🙄EY, Tue Sep 26 10:12pm
            I was a kid of course but I well remember the Kate Smith TV show. Poor thing. When she passed on there seemed to be confusion about who had legal authority over her body. That is how I recall the... more