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Curmudgeoness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-06-11 06:36 PM
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28. No slack from me. I have know the lyrics since grade school.
And if I were supposed to sing it for the SB, I would certainly make sure I had it down.

And yes, it is an impossible song for most of us to sing. But I have heard great singers who can do it well.
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  -O'ER THE RAMPARTS, O'ER THE RAMPARTS! NuclearDem  Feb-06-11 05:25 PM   #0 
  - What happened for those of us not watching?  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 05:27 PM   #1 
  - Christina Aguilera fucked up the anthem  MadBadger   Feb-06-11 05:28 PM   #2 
  - I never understood this phenomenon. It is one of the main songs you don't want to fuck up.  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 05:31 PM   #4 
  - they should have had this guy sing it  SoCalDem   Feb-06-11 05:35 PM   #6 
     - Is the corpse too far gone to dig up Robert Goulet?  Poll_Blind   Feb-06-11 05:37 PM   #9 
     - godamn you (and I mean that in the best way possible.....)  msanthrope   Feb-06-11 05:38 PM   #10 
     - Rick AStley would be an improvement over THAT! n/t  csziggy   Feb-06-11 05:54 PM   #18 
        - deleete - posted in the wrong place  csziggy   Feb-06-11 06:03 PM   #20 
  - Not watching, but I try not to judge too harshly anyone singing that...  NYC Liberal   Feb-06-11 05:29 PM   #3 
  - She's one of my faves, but I get tired of people trying to cram in as  gateley   Feb-06-11 05:41 PM   #12 
     - The runs give me gas...  WCGreen   Feb-06-11 05:52 PM   #17 
  - I am inclined to cut her some slack ... very difficult song both lyrically and melodically. n/t  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 05:32 PM   #5 
  - She could have declined the invitation & let someone else actually sing it. nt  Ilsa   Feb-06-11 05:38 PM   #11 
  - ok...I vote you for next year...start practicing. n/t  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 05:42 PM   #13 
     - It's not a draft. nt  Ilsa   Feb-06-11 05:45 PM   #15 
        - I know - aren't you relieved.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 06:19 PM   #23 
           - I wouldn't claim to be able to do something and then drop the ball  Ilsa   Feb-06-11 07:21 PM   #30 
              - meh, don't really just voiced my opinion is all ...  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 07:26 PM   #31 
                 - I just voiced my opinion, that's all, same as you, without the  Ilsa   Feb-06-11 07:42 PM   #32 
                    - oh my  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 07:52 PM   #34 
  - But it's disrespectful to the gods of drinking and  jbnow   Feb-06-11 05:57 PM   #19 
  - face it -- Anheuser/Busch is the true winner today.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 06:21 PM   #24 
  - No slack from me. I have know the lyrics since grade school.  Curmudgeoness   Feb-06-11 06:36 PM   #28 
  - well then -- fuck her with a totem pole. sheesh.  Tuesday Afternoon   Feb-06-11 08:56 PM   #35 
  - I agree, given the venue she should have known the lyrics cold  treestar   Feb-06-11 10:57 PM   #39 
  - Jesus, a person can't make a little mistake? I'll bet you that...  Joe Fields   Feb-07-11 08:08 AM   #43 
  - She does not get to use that excuse.  ManiacJoe   Feb-06-11 10:24 PM   #38 
  - Yet, I had mastered those aspects of it by 5th grade.  MilesColtrane   Feb-07-11 12:13 AM   #41 
  - She yelled it so slowly, she forgot where she was in the song. It was horrible.  Ilsa   Feb-06-11 05:35 PM   #7 
  - "She yelled it so slowly"  A-Schwarzenegger   Feb-06-11 05:45 PM   #14 
  - You seem to have a real problem with such a non issue. Let it go.  Joe Fields   Feb-07-11 08:12 AM   #44 
  - the tea party's new pet issue i suppose, Janet Jackson anyone?  alp227   Feb-06-11 05:35 PM   #8 
  - It was terrible. Fuck the flair just sing the damned song  browntyphoon   Feb-06-11 05:47 PM   #16 
  - +1000  Barack_America   Feb-06-11 06:06 PM   #22 
  - Shorter version  trumad   Feb-07-11 08:14 AM   #45 
  - Here is how it's done with style and no crap  csziggy   Feb-06-11 06:04 PM   #21 
  - Still, and always, the best version ever!!! n/t  kas125   Feb-06-11 06:28 PM   #25 
  - Wow! That was nice!  blaze   Feb-06-11 06:35 PM   #27 
  - I was looking for bad versions, but found that and quit with the best!  csziggy   Feb-06-11 09:53 PM   #37 
  - Damn! I absolutely fucking hate The Dead and I still thought that one  Codeine   Feb-06-11 07:09 PM   #29 
     - No matter what you think of their music, you gotta admit they know what they are doing  csziggy   Feb-06-11 09:50 PM   #36 
  - The melody of the The Star Spanking Banna  Lint Head   Feb-06-11 06:34 PM   #26 
  - Maybe the GLEE chick should have done it instead?! n/t  Rhythm   Feb-06-11 07:45 PM   #33 
  - Not after she fucked up America the Beautiful....  cherokeeprogressive   Feb-06-11 11:02 PM   #40 
     - Quibbling a pluralization? Really? Still better than fucking the whole verse...  Rhythm   Feb-07-11 12:16 PM   #46 
  - as I posted elsewhere  Bombero1956   Feb-07-11 12:29 AM   #42 
  - I turned it off when FOX decided we needed to have a reading of the Declaration of Independence.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-07-11 12:20 PM   #47 
  - I don't know the words to the SSB.  Lucian   Feb-07-11 12:25 PM   #48 

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