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Teaching Patriotism and Singing, Part II

Singing and music are powerful and universal.  Is there a part of “The Star Spangled Banner” that gives you a lump in your throat?  When I sing, “…gave proof through the night”, that does it for me.  594 more words

Teaching Patriotism

It all started with our field trip to the Shriners Circus years ago.  This circus is a perfect event for preschoolers as it’s grand but not overwhelming.  483 more words

Jamie Foxx Responds To Anthem Slams [WATCH]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Foxx is defending his national anthem performance at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight against online criticism.

On “Entertainment Tonight” Tuesday, Foxx says that his earpiece fell off just before he started to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” He said he had to follow the accompanying organ music through arena speakers at Saturday’s fight in Las Vegas. 108 more words

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American flags. American flags EVERYWHERE!

If you did not know you were in America, now you do.

Flags are – literally – EVERYWHERE and somehow it is not “that” weird (for American people anyways, for the rest of the world, it is another story). 167 more words

Test Prep For Kids - "The Star Spangled Banner"

Want to test your kids’ reading comprehension? Try this.  Don’t give any information. Just let them do it without your input. You might be surprised. 216 more words

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Jimi Hendrix and the Memorable Woodstock Anthem

There are many times in history when music made sense. Maybe it was the lyrics that resonated with the feelings of many or maybe the instrumentals created a sound so powerful for the people to hold on to. 183 more words