Anthems similar to or like The Star-Spangled Banner

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  • Francis Scott Key

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  • List of national anthems

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    Sentences forThe Star-Spangled Banner

    • The defence of the fort inspired the American lawyer Francis Scott Key to write "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem that was later set to music as "The Star-Spangled Banner".War of 1812-Wikipedia
    • Americans also celebrated the successful American defence of Fort McHenry in September 1814, which inspired the lyrics of what was adopted as the United States national anthem, called The Star-Spangled Banner.War of 1812-Wikipedia
    • In November 2018, shortly before the start of a game against the Oakland Raiders, a cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers appeared to kneel during the US national anthem, becoming the first NFL cheerleader to do so.San Francisco 49ers-Wikipedia
    • During the 1985 playoff series against Edmonton, the Black Hawks and their fans started a tradition of cheering during the singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner".Chicago Blackhawks-Wikipedia
    • The Colts players stood with their arms locked during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" instead of the customary holding of the right hand over the heart.Indianapolis Colts-Wikipedia
    • Hendrix's performance included a rendition of the US national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", with copious feedback, distortion, and sustain to imitate the sounds made by rockets and bombs.Jimi Hendrix-Wikipedia

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