Monday, June 30, 2008

Music Monday: Great Anthems

In honor of this being Fourth of July week, I bring you a special patriotic Music Monday.

Jose Feliciano's singing of the National Anthem was groundbreaking. Listen to the audio here.

Jose Feliciano discussing the reaction:

After Feliciano's version, other artists interpreted the anthem in ways that showed real passion and artistic vision. Here are a couple of my favorites:

Marvin Gaye

Jimi Hendrix

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