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Metallica Performs National Anthem Before Game 5 – But did something unusual [Video]

Metallica plays the national anthem

Believe it or not, playing the National Anthem as original written is rare when performed at sporting events. Metallica’s lead men could have gotten away with anything from Hendrick’s well-known rendition to an in-your-face metal mayhem version. But nope, as patriots, they just played a beautiful song the way it was written – and it brought the house down!

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New Version of National Anthem to be Revealed Tonight

John Williams

Renowned composer and director, John Williams will unveil a new arrangement of “The Star-Spangled Banner” – the national anthem of the United States of America. Tonight, during “The Capitol Fourth”  celebration, Mr. Williams will direct the talents of the National Symphony Orchestra, U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, Choral Arts Society of Washington, and Joint Armed Forces Chorus while they perform his ...

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Usain Bolt stops interview to pay respect to America


This is one of the most beautiful videos I have ever seen! This man is not an American, he is from Jamaica! The respect he shows to our National Anthem is truly breathtaking! Many people in our country could take a lesson from Usain Bolt! He is a true class act!

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3-Year-Old Sings The National Anthem


This little 3-year-old sings the Star Spangled Banner- with a thick Southern drawl, to boot! What a cutie he is! God bless America! This little one gives me a little bit of hope for our future!  

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Famed singer butchers anthem at gay pride event

Jason H. Smith (CC)

The meat dress she infamously wore to the MTV Music Awards a few years back is far less rancid than some of the reprehensible things that have come out of pop star Lady Gaga’s mouth. With that in mind, it should come as no surprise the anything-for-attention media darling would have no qualms about replacing key phrases in our National Anthem to ...

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No Time for the Anthem?


The National Anthem is part of our sports heritage traditionally played at public sports events. But youth hockey players in Pennsylvania were told recently that the National Anthem intrudes too much into their game schedule and teams should take the anthem out. “The National Anthem should not be played only because of time constrains,” said  Ed Sam, PA Interscholastic Hockey ...

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Mary Sarah

We’ve all gotten them. Some of us get them every day. Some of us are the culprits of sending them. The forwarded emails. There are many beautiful stories and quotes passed around the internet that have truly touched my heart over the years. Many of these stories I have received more times than I can recall. There are many silly forwarded ...

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Obama Reminds Us Not To Salute the Flag During National Anthem

Obama received criticism for no-longer wearing the U.S. flag pen on his lapel. In response, the President went of on this rant: As I’ve said about the flag pin, I don’t want to be perceived as taking sides,” Obama said. “There are a lot of people in the world to whom the American flag is a symbol of oppression. And ...

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