Comments for: Francis Scott off-Key? ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ author may have been tone deaf, says new book

Posted July 04, 2014, at 9:14 a.m.
Last modified July 04, 2014, at 2:50 p.m.

GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania — The author of the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which will ring out at thousands of baseball games and parades across the country this Independence Day weekend, may have been tone deaf, according to a new biography. As the 200th anniversary of the famously difficult-to-sing anthem approaches, the book …

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