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"Celeb" national anthems

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by micke77, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. micke77

    micke77 Member

    Know they're here to stay, but aren't the "celebrity" national anthems getting old? It's even reached down to local levels, where it seems as if the anthems have to be sung by some American Idol wannabee, local yokel, etc. And sometimes, the renditions are horrible.
  2. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    No, but it could turn into sport...
  3. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    At the very second I'm reading this thread, TV announcers introduces Martina McBride to sing the national anthem. Awesome. And she can sing, too.
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Is she a wannabe?
  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Didn't she sing it at the Titans-Ravens game last week, too?
    She's like the J.K. Simmons of national anthems.
  6. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Bring back Kate Smith.
  7. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    No one will ever top Roseanne.

  8. micke77

    micke77 Member

    Roseanne will be back...to sing the national anthem before the next big "Beer Pong" event.
  9. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

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  10. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    I thought both of em today sounded great.
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    As HC says, "It's the anthem. It is NOT about you" .

    Please spare us the country, hip hop. bluesy wannabe versions of either the US or Canadian anthems.

    Sing the damn thing in less than a minute and go away
  12. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Now, if J.K. Simmons sang the SSB in character as J. Jonah Jameson, THAT would be interesting. ;) ;)
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