‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ Turns 200

‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ Turns 200

The Star-Spangled Banner, America’s national anthem, turned 200-years-old Saturday, Sept. 13. Written by Francis Scott Key in Baltimore during the War of 1812, Key composed what is now the U.S. anthem after espying the American flag flying at Fort McHenry after a night of bombardment by the British. During the bombardment, 800 rockets and around 1800 […]

James Taylor Anthem Goof Called Foul

James Taylor Anthem Goof Called Foul

The legendary singer and song-writer, James Taylor, has been unfairly ridiculed for an honest mistake.  The 65 year old, Boston native was chosen as this year’s crooner of the national anthem at The World Series.  He was also slated to sing America the Beautiful later in the evening.  With two sets of similar lyrics swirling in his […]