Jim Sleezer (JHS8@OSUVM1.BITNET)
Tue, 8 Feb 1994 20:09:10 CST
The tune for the U. S. National Anthem does come from Great Britain but I
Roundtable Commissioner, Pawnee Bill District, Will Rogers Council
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do not know whether it was a drinking song. Key just put words to the tune.
Wish I had a citation handy but don't. Maybe one of our British readers
will know the tune's history. A look at the score might give us a source
for the tune.
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