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Star Spangled Banner   Ecouter

O say can you see
by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hail'd
at the twilight's last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars
thro' the perilous fight,
O're the ramparts we watched
were so gallantly streaming?
And the rockers' red glare
the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof thro' the night
that our flag was still there
O say, does that star spangled banner yet wave
O're the land of the free
and the home of the brave?

words and music by Francis Scott Key, 1814


The Star Spangled Banner

Originally Released: 1991
Found on: 'Star Spangled Banner' single, 'Greatest Hits' double album

The National Anthem was performed by Whitney on 27 Jan 1991, at Superbowl XXV. Her moving rendition was then released as a single due to public demand. All profits from the single went to the Red Cross to benefit Gulf War Troops and their families.