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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 9/13/2001 1:34:05 PM EST
During the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace they played OUR national anthem instead of theirs today. WOW.
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 1:41:01 PM EST
But they are the same, they just have different words... Just kidding.
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 1:46:03 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 2:16:22 PM EST
They played The Star Spangled Banner.
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 3:05:59 PM EST
You know, that was a nice touch. Thanks Great Britain. M4-AK
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 3:11:29 PM EST
I think we posted at the same time. I saw it as well. The wife and I stood and shed a few tears as we watched them play, sing and cry. It's the first I've heard the Star Spangled Banner since the attack. I've always found it hard to hold back the tears whenever I sing that song. I'm not sure I'll be able to from now on.
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 3:55:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By kpel308: My Country 'tis of Thee and God Save the Queen ate the ones that you're thinking about, methinks. Though, if they played the Star Spangled Banner, my hats off to them. I didn't see it, so I wouldn't know. Semper Fi! Ken Little
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Ken, the melody to the Star-Spangled Banner is actually from an old English drinking song, called "An Anacreon to Heaven".
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 3:56:30 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 3:59:13 PM EST
I saw it and it WAS our national anthem. There wasn't a dry eye in the crowd, nor was there in my house. I was deeply moved.
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 5:35:33 PM EST
Many thanks to our British friends
Link Posted: 9/13/2001 5:45:24 PM EST
I almost got choked up when that was on television. It's good to know we've got friends. Mike
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