Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
This part of the song especially, as any TV sports watcher knows, is especially difficult to sing. This, along with Scott Key’s militaristic imagery, have led to frequent calls to change the national anthem to “America the Beautiful”
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