Star Spangled Banner, Sporting Event Version

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Codger, Jan 31, 2013.


  1. Codger

    Codger Supporting Member

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    I laughed, I cried, it became a part of me.

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  2. Bert Slide

    Bert Slide

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    Play Ball! That's funny! :D
  3. dtripoli

    dtripoli

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    Took me a minute then I followed the melody line...OMG they nailed it
    How true but painfully sad
  4. bobm2112

    bobm2112 Supporting Member

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    Here is Bleeding Gums Murphy's version
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  6. Bassmanbob

    Bassmanbob Supporting Member

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    For the last ten or fifteen years, I've been asking, "When did the Star Spangled Banner become a ballad?"

    My high school band daughter showed me this a few days ago. I loved it.
  7. petesenkowski

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    At least the version in the OP got the time signature right. Why is 3/4 so hard for these performers? Beyonce sang it in 4/4 at the inaugural; let's see what Alicia Keys will do at the Super Bowl.

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