Improper use of our National Anthem?
Bill O'Neill (email@example.com)
Sat Jun 25 18:11:34 EDT 2011
On 6/25/2011 1:58 PM, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> The music is an old English drinking song called "To Anacreon in
> Heaven". The fact that we happen to sing Key's poem (never written to
> be a song of any kind, never mind the national anthem)
Former drinking song? Perhaps a wee bit of a stretch, Garrett. That the
US anthem once was a tune along which to hoist steins of beer (oblique
references for sixty, Alex) would not sell that option.
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