Star Spangled Banner by Madison Rising…my new favorite song!
Who knew I’d like a rock version of the National Anthem? Who knew the Star Spangled Banner could be sung with such soul, and feeling! Oh, and the instrumental part is moving, and terrific. Dave Bray did the arrangement and writing, and they broke up, but he’s still around, and still making great patriotic music that stirs the soul. And the additional lyrics are “yes, we are the brave” and I love that part. Just bought another album from his site, and I’ll have to say, more than satisfied! But it makes me cry. And, btw, Jovan Hutton Pulitzer has a nice interview with him and it was his CTC promos that first introduced me to this fabulous musician and his version of the Star Spangled Banner.