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Diva / Mensch pair for 7/4/18

Of course with Independence Day falling on a Wednesday, I have to give this month a national anthem theme. First:

Diva: Stars.

Mensch: Stripes.

Here's the one and only Whitney Houston KILLING IT. The arrangement is a little soupy and a little brassy (a little Boston Pops, actually), and the jingoistic, rum-ta-tum-tum drumming up support for the Persian Gulf War is a little troubling, but did anyone ever sing this better? Over 18 million views - - that says something.


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