Singing The National Anthem Quotes by Johnny Carson, Ira Glasser, Harry Connick, Jr., Kate Mara, Snoop Dogg, Hannah Kearney and many others.
The closest thing to Roseanne Barr’s singing the national anthem was my cat being neutered.
You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem, though of course I would defend your right to remain seated should you so decide.
Well, my dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years.
I like traditions, and the national anthem is important.
When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William’s marriage, I knew I had to give them a little something. ‘Wet’ is the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin’.
I savored my time on top of the podium by watching the American flag rise up out of the crowd as the anthem played, thinking about how every single second of training I’ve done was for this minute and how many people played a role in my achievement.
If you forget the words to your own song, you can always claim artistic license. Forget the words to the national anthem and you’re screwed.
I had lots of breaks. I guess the one that got my foot in the door was singing the National Anthem at the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City in ’74.
The traditions of a nation are very important and the anthem written by Francis Scott Key in the early days of our nation should always be revered.
‘Spectrum’ is in part a disco song. But we play it hard, and it’s a real euphoric, wailing tune. It’s kind of like a total house anthem, in a way, but it seems to be going down really well. We’ve got all the grunge kids going mad for disco house raves.
The only way you can check Gretzky is to hit him when he is standing still singing the national anthem.
I’ve never been more nervous in my life than singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl.
All of us … should remember that no amount of flag-waving, pledging allegiance, or fervent singing of the national anthem is evidence that we are patriotic in the real sense of the word. … Outward behavior, while important, is not the real measure of a man’s patriotism.
The most scared I’d ever been was the first time I sang at a rugby match, Australia versus New Zealand, in front of one hundred thousand people. I had a panic attack the night before because people have been booed off and never worked again… just singing one song, the national anthem.
Anytime I sing the anthem, it is an honor and my heart beats out of my chest.
‘Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On’ was my anthem as a child. It was about me. I was Baby.
My dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years. And when he opened his campaign headquarters back in the early ’70s, when I was 5 years old, my mother wanted me to play the national anthem. And they got an upright piano on the back of a flatbed truck and I played it.