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View Diary: The United States Needs A New National Anthem (240 comments)

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  •  Our anthem is public domain (1+ / 0-)
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    thm

    I like the anthem the U.S. has, so I think we should keep "The Star-Spangled Banner". Unlike (m)any of the other songs mentioned in the comments, "The Star-Spangled Banner" is not protected by copyright and is in the public domain.

    •  Neither is America the Beautiful (1+ / 0-)
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      Navy Vet Terp

      It was written in the late 19th century by Katherine Lee Bates and set to a tune (Samuel Ward's Materna) that also predates Steamboat Willie and eternal copyright.

      Better than Star Spangled Banner.

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