Is the US national anthem an up tempo song?
The US National Anthem is not a funeral dirge. Too many artists over "perform" the anthem, nearly dragging it into a ditch. The National Anthem should be sung as a celebration. Not up tempo, but straightforward and proud.
When US national anthem and another foreign national anthem being played on US soil at a foreign cultural gathering does US anthem take precedence and it has to be played first?
Should the Canadian National Anthem be played at US motorsports events BEFORE the US National Anthem?
Well you have the star spangled banner. It is our national anthem and it is significant to us well it is our anthem. It has the same affect on Americans on going to war like rocky theme song makes us want to go crazy exersizing. hahaha There is also a song by Johnny Horton: the battle of new Orleans great funny song but, i dont think it has any significant to us.
The National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner, was written by Francis Scott key during the war of 1812 while being held captive on a British ship. It was not chosen as our national anthem until the first time the US went to the Olympics in 1896. The Olympic committee said we needed an anthem to play if we won- so we chose the Star Spangled Banner over America the Beautiful. Good thing we had a…