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Star-Spangled Banner Stamp Unveiled At Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is beginning a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the flag and song that became the national anthem with a new forever stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

03/06/2014

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Smithsonian To Exhibit ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript With Flag That Inspired It

The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.

01/08/2014

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‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Manuscript Visits Frederick

Dawn’s early light and rockets’ red glare seared a song into a man’s heart in 1814 and moved his pen to create what became “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

06/13/2013

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Behind The Song: Kelly Clarkson ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’

What started as simple advice from a mother to her daughter became one of the well-known and beloved songs of 2012. Nominated for three GRAMMYs including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and […]

02/04/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 23: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens takes the field during player introductions against the New England Patriots at M&T Bank Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ray Lewis Tribute Song Lights Up Local Radio Station

If you listen to Mix 106.5, you’ve heard it, and you’re responding in a big way. It’s a musical tribute to Ray Lewis.

01/08/2013

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Civil War Events Feature Minstrel Song Revival

Members of the 2nd South Carolina String Band look and sound like a Civil War camp band. And while they play “Oh! Susannah” and other familiar fare, they don’t shy from other historical songs with inescapably racist overtones that may offend some modern listeners.

09/02/2012

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Glenn Younes’ New Favorite Song

Inspired by 90’s night, Producer Doug and Intern Wiley went to work on Glenn’s own 90’s jam. The result was pure gold. That’s Doug on the lyrics!

105.7 The Fan–07/17/2012

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New Song: ‘Leading Up To Christmas’

Take a listen to this new Christmas song: “Leading Up To Christmas.”

12/15/2011

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Western Md. Students Visited By Artists

Sponsored by the Allegany Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Allegany County Board of Education, Arts in the Schools Week brings singers, dancers, storytellers and other artists into two area schools each spring to try to cultivate an interest in the arts.

04/14/2011

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Monument To Md. Secessionist State Song — In La.

A monument to Maryland’s secessionist state song and its writer will be rededicated Saturday in the Louisiana town where James Ryder Randall wrote “Maryland, My Maryland” 150 years ago.

04/01/2011

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