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Letter: National anthem gets little respect

On Sunday, we travelled to the Hippodrome Trois-Rivières for the Prix d’Été race. Just as the program started, they played the Star Spangled Banner, as U.S. 51 more words


I'm a Star

I wanted to be a star ever since I sang Simon and Garfunkel’s “El Condor Pasa” while accompanying myself on piano in the Kiwanis Club Stars of Tomorrow contest in Sheridan, Wyoming, back in the 70’s. 660 more words

National Anthem of United States

The Star-Spangled Banner

Oh say can you see by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming,
Whose broad stripes and bright… 380 more words

National Anthem

Jimi Hendrix’s Drawings of Hydroplanes

…As a young man, Jimi was so taken with the hydro races that he drew several pictures of them.

Those pictures are now part of his legacy at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… 15 more words


O really? The little-known origins of O Canada

One summer, without having planned it, I spent late June and early July in a town close enough to the U.S.-Canada border that you could easily stroll back and forth between countries. 1,787 more words

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“Lean On Me” Song Review — Dom Bozhor

“Lean On Me” by Bill Withers is a blues song that came out in 1972. It is a thoughtful and supportive song that makes me feel comforted. 1,617 more words

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Happy 4th of July!

This is one of my favorite versions of The Star Spangled Banner!

Independence day joke:

I hope everyone has a fabulous day! Celebrate Liberty! God bless you! 6 more words