Twelve men and three CARS on the frickin' MOON, baby.

You would ask this while most of america is asleep. The release of the film was actually rushed to coincide with the Allied invasion of North Africa.

The superstar’s rendition is often revered at the best version of the national anthem due to her seemingly effortless performance, suiting the wave of patriotism flooding the United States at the height of the Persian Gulf War. Jennifer Hudson's rendition of the national anthem at Super Bowl 43 in 2009 is seen as one of the closest performances to Houston's 1991 version. i find myself humming that to myself more than I do our own anthem. Over the years, there have been some memorable renditions of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at major sporting events, some more unforgettable than others. level 1.

Yeah Russia's is pretty badass. Of course, neither's what I think is the best, but that's neither here nor there.

It really inspires a sense of patriotism.

Not the best country though really is it.

Roseanne Barr sang the national anthem at a San Diego Padres game in 1990 on a much smaller stage than any Super Bowl or All-Star Game. It’s a shame we didn’t get a chance to see MacGowan’s talents on display in the Stanley Cup Final, but one has to figure the 13-year-old will only get better with age and should have plenty more chances to perform in the future., Earlier this postseason, Edmonton Oilers fans bailed out country singer Brett Kissel when his microphone failed him during the U.S. anthem, but for decades the gold standard in Alberta was Lorieau, who spent 30 years with the team before singing his final “O Canada” in Edmonton in 2011., The Red Wings’ anthem singer for more than 25 years, Newman bid a bittersweet farewell to Joe Louis Arena earlier this spring and is something of a celebrity in the Motor City for her powerful renditions of “The Star Spangled Banner.”, Frankly, you could put just about any Canadian anthem singer on this list, because the whole country does it right, but there are few who do the job better than Vancouver’s Mark Donnelly, who has not only lost 200 pounds in recent years, but also teams up with the Canucks faithful for one of the most stirring renditions of “O Canada” in all of hockey.

Known for her powerful voice and occasionally over-the-top runs, Christina Aguilera took on the national anthem solo at Super Bowl 45 in 2011, opting for an a cappella performance sans any instrumentals. save hide report. Call me a communist but musically, The Russian/Soviet Anthem is my favorite. In second place would be the French national anthem. 29.8m members in the AskReddit community.

It's passionate and mighty, and hits hard on the English.Source: am English. I really love my country so I’ll have to say mexico national anthem. 5.

share. The Soviet anthem.

Miami Heat big man Meyers Leonard was the lone player participating in the outing not to take a knee.

I... only know my country's anthem, and like two words of Canada's.

save hide report. President Bush called Barr’s performance “disgraceful” at the time, while opera star Robert Merrill called it “a national disgrace.”.

r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Beyoncé climbed octaves throughout her entire performance, proving her vocal abilities once and for all, all while making her home city proud. But I like the National Anthem of Chile, at least when thousands sing it in a football stadium. They just stole the intro from all you need is love. There isn’t a much rowdier anthem in sports than an Amirante performance at MSG, and as a result, the team still brings him back as a sort of good luck charm before key matchups, including Game 4 of the Rangers-Senators series earlier in the playoffs.

Obviously. A decade after her "American Idol" crowning, the original idol proved she still had the chops needed to deliver a stirring rendition of this classic. The Russian anthem uses the same music but changed the words.

Archived. Former Olympian Carl Lewis is a legend in his own right, but certainly not for his 1993 national anthem performance at a Nets versus Bulls basketball game. My grandfather watched from the balcony, and wept openly and sang along proudly when they sang La Marseillaise.
Australia because in one part it sounds like we’re saying ostriches.

Consider the musical quality and the poetry in the words.

The Mexican anthem's got a neat thing where verses seem to be built around the lungful, so you don't have that reaching-for-breath thing you get with some anthems.

“I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through,” Aguilera said in a statement after that game.

I love blasting it whilst sipping Stoli and recreating the Soviet Union in Victoria 2. Norway's is also very lovely, but in a completely different spirit.

God forbid I watch a movie about the cold war, even days later I'll just randomly start whistling the tune without even realizing it. Sunday's Super Bowl 54 will be kicked off by Demi Lovato performing the national anthem in Miami, Florida, at the Hard Rock Stadium. And though Smith passed away in 1986, her legacy lives on in Philly, as she and current team anthem singer Lauren Hart often perform a sort of virtual duet of the tune before important Flyers games., In recent years, Reno has emerged as something of a talisman for the Montreal Canadiens during the Stanley Cup playoffs. 10 of the very best national anthem singers in NHL history. The year before her major halftime show at Super Bowl 51, Lady Gaga slowed things in 2016 for a stripped-down piano rendition.


"I've always been honored and proud to perform the National Anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA.

I guess the most suggested anthem is the Soviet in this post, For me it is La Marseillaise(Frenchies) and Deutschlandlied(Germans). And though the topic of retirement has come up during recent seasons, the 77-year-old Rancourt is still an icon in Boston and around the NHL., For nearly 25 years Lyndon Slewidge was the voice most synonymous with the Ottawa Senators, and with good reason, but in recent seasons, Brenden MacGowan — he of La Voix Junior fame — has emerged as Slewidge’s heir apparent. They removed one chorus so that it wouldn't be a total rip-off. My grandfather wasn't French, but he lived in Egypt during WW2 (which was subject to a few attempts by Italian and German forces to oust the British occupancy). Cookies help us deliver our Services.

u/Mew16. My ancestors hail from Scotland and I get a little misty over this one. Sad. And if you need another reason why check Olympic gold medal counts or answer the question "bringers of freedom" jeopardy style. Hudson's powerful voice paired with the soft, theatrical arrangement brought "The Star-Spangled Banner" to new heights.

New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the AskAnAmerican community, AskAnAmerican: Learn about America, straight from the mouth of Americans, Press J to jump to the feed. I always thought the old USSR national anthem was pretty bad ass. Though he’s no longer the Rangers’ primary anthem singer, the legendary Amirante spent 35 years serenading the Blueshirts faithful and is a superstar at Madison Square Garden. Soviet Union. The operatic lunatics try to give their unique spins to it and fuck it up, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. According to the Wall Street Journal, many Flyers fans, displeased with U.S. involvement in Vietnam, refused to stand for the national anthem, so the team, instead, played a recording of Smith singing “God Bless America” before a game. Its not official, but Flower of Scotland is awesome. check it out with subtitles.