Stories tagged “AMERICANA”

  • Dazzled by the Blast: Francis Scott Key’s Inspiration

    Everyone knows about the circumstances under which Key wrote the lyrics to the “Star Spangled Banner” to the tune of “To Anacreon in Heaven”….or do they?

    Key and his pal, boyhood neighbor Ricardo O’Shea, were there watching the battle, and Sergeant O’Shea…

    Posted 6 years ago