The words, paired with a tune from a British social club, were immediately popular, but Key was dead 73 years before President Wilson ordered the song be used by the military.
Two-hundred years ago in September, the National Anthem was penned in Baltimore by Francis Scott Key. Of course, if we waited til then, we’d lose a whole summer to visit Charm City.
Flag Day is coming up, and you’re invited to a big bash in the hometown of our national symbol.
Hundreds of Phillies fans took a swing Saturday at a chance to sing the National Anthem at an upcoming baseball game.
Thanks to MetLife, there’s a football National Anthem of interest in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
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In case you missed it, this year marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812, during which our National Anthem was written.
Singing the National Anthem doesn’t usually get Battalion Chief John Grillone in trouble, but when a YouTube video surfaced of Grillone singing it in a firehouse, the Philadelphia Fire Commissioner charged that Grillone’s conduct was unbecoming.