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Oh Say Can You Sing: ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in Popular Music

  • Third Floor
  • Sep 12, 2014 Through Oct 2, 2014
  • Regular Hours:
    M-F 10:30am - 6:30pm
    Sat-Sun 10:00am - 6:30pm

On Friday, September 12, 2014, The GRAMMY Museum unveiled its newest special display, Oh Say Can You Sing: ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in Popular Music.  Residing on the Museum’s third floor, the display celebrates 200 years of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Including Whitney Houston’s jumpsuit worn during her famous Welcome Home Heroes with Whitney Houston performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1991, sheet music from arrangements by Rickey Minor, instruments and more, the display is a contemporary exploration of our national anthem, originally penned by Francis Scott Key in 1814.  Visitors can also enjoy video footage of Jimi Hendrix’s iconic performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” from Woodstock 1969.  Oh Say Can You Sing: ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in Popular Music is on display for a limited time, closing October 12, 2014.

In addition to the display, the GRAMMY Museum has created educational programs for both students and educators, encouraging both to explore a different side of popular music and culture. 

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