Tag Archives: Star Spangled Banner

Independence Day 2015

I truly enjoy the pomp and circumstance of the 4th of July, particularly the music. Big brass bands and choruses are my favorites.   It upsets me, however, when soloists sing the Star Spangled Banner because they usually butcher it. … Continue reading

Posted in annoying, ignorant, pronunciation, stupid | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Idina Menzel Sings It Wrong

Idina Menzel has been selected to sing the Star Spangled Banner on numerous occasions, yet she never gets it right. As the music is written, the word “banner” is pronounced in three syllables (ba-ne-er), not four syllables (ba-a-ne-er). Check out … Continue reading

Posted in annoying, ignorant, punctuation, stupid | Tagged , | Leave a comment