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    I just found this version by Jake Shimabukuro, and was blown away.

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    Bravo!!! I don't care if it is a young man playing it on a ukelele or 4 to 5 young ladies aka Cactus Cuties singing it, just do the National Anthem right and do it well and it will take my breath away every time.

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    Amen CTR. It's Captain America's favorite song of course. If it were played with a set of spoons , I would still get misty-eyed.
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    You sure can't fault him. He did an excellent job.


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    I saw him play this a couple years back, this guy rocks
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    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Bravo!!! I don't care if it is a young man playing it on a ukelele or 4 to 5 young ladies aka Cactus Cuties singing it, just do the National Anthem right and do it well and it will take my breath away every time.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Rymuwpvxng
    They didnt look 18 you dirty dirty man
    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

    "The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'."

    The views, opinions, stupid off the cuff comments, mouthy, obnoxious, thoughtless, etc etc etc are not always or even some of the time the belief of my department, so bugger off!

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    I think it's a song that is relegated to the background too often, then dusted off for special occasions. I just love when someone just plays it or sings it from the heart.

    I'm one of those corny people that stand with my hand on my heart, and sing along with every word.

    Who knew the uke had so much soul either!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoestring View Post
    They didnt look 18 you dirty dirty man
    Of course not, I think the oldest is 13 or 14. They sure have potential, though. Give them a few years or so. Who says they have to be 18 just to sing? I hope in the future they are as good as they are now.

    Nothing corny about paying homage to our country. I wish more people would do just that. At least be silent when it is being played or sung.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoestring View Post
    I saw him play this a couple years back, this guy rocks
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSkP...eature=related

    Worth checking out
    He sure puts a lot of passion into his playing.


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    CTR, I am just busting your boys!, give em 10 years and we are all going to be dirty old men
    Somebody Please, what the hell is that smell?

    "The difference between 'involvement' and 'commitment' is like an eggs-and-ham breakfast: the chicken was 'involved' - the pig was 'committed'."

    The views, opinions, stupid off the cuff comments, mouthy, obnoxious, thoughtless, etc etc etc are not always or even some of the time the belief of my department, so bugger off!

 

 

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