Ragged Old Flag

Something for the weekend.  Ragged Old Flag (1974) sung by the incomparable Johnny Cash, a good song for two days before Flag Day.  Bonus :

Here Comes the Freedom Train (1976) sung by the great Merle Haggard.

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Flag Day 2014

Something for the weekend.  There is only one song for Flag Day:  The Star Spangled Banner.

Here is the history behind the song:

Back when I was young and dinosaurs ruled the Earth, it was customary for the National Anthem to be played before television stations signed off for the evening.  This was always my favorite of such renditions:

Red Skelton’s immortal rendition of the Pledge of Allegiance seems called for on this day:

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Published in: on June 14, 2014 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Flag Day 2014  
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