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Looked Strange To Me

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The Manfield show opened with the National Anthem which was a great touch. But the tradition when the National Anthem plays is for men to take off their hats. All those around me in the arena did. But the musician on stage playing it, Shimabukuro, had a hat on.

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I have and always will take my hat off when the National Anthem plays.

It blows me away that some people don’t know to do that, or don’t care.

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If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?

I'm sure Jake was nervous and didn't even think about it. Give the guy a break.
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trojan_sixtyone wrote:If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?
Yep, I would remove my hat. And women should have to do this, too. Period. It's a 'rule', it's respectful, and EVERYONE should remove their hats when the National Anthem is played. :)

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SMLCHNG wrote:
trojan_sixtyone wrote:If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?
Yep, I would remove my hat. And women should have to do this, too. Period. It's a 'rule', it's respectful, and EVERYONE should remove their hats when the National Anthem is played. :)
That's easy to say when you're not the one on stage in front of 30,000 people! :wink:
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SMLCHNG wrote:
trojan_sixtyone wrote:If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?
Yep, I would remove my hat. And women should have to do this, too. Period. It's a 'rule', it's respectful, and EVERYONE should remove their hats when the National Anthem is played. :)
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trojan_sixtyone wrote: That's easy to say when you're not the one on stage in front of 30,000 people! :wink:
Sure it is. I just did it last week. :wink: :lol:
(Sorry, it's a huge thing to me). :)

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trojan_sixtyone wrote:
SMLCHNG wrote:
trojan_sixtyone wrote:If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?
Yep, I would remove my hat. And women should have to do this, too. Period. It's a 'rule', it's respectful, and EVERYONE should remove their hats when the National Anthem is played. :)
That's easy to say when you're not the one on stage in front of 30,000 people! :wink:
If an autistic kid can stand in front of a the crowd for a professional basketball game and sing the National Anthem amd remember to place the hand over the heart one should be able to remember to remove their hat.
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Post by sonofabeach »

I youtubed and saw that high school bands leave their hats on too. some nerve Jake!
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A woman may leave her hat on indoors or during the playing of The National Anthem, unless it is considered unisex like a baseball cap. When wearing such a unisex cap, a woman should follow the same guidelines as for men.

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What about the musicians? Unless they are in one of the armed forces, they are not military personnel and yet they do not remove their hats and certainly can’t place their right over their heart while playing their instruments.

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ph4ever wrote:
trojan_sixtyone wrote:
SMLCHNG wrote:
trojan_sixtyone wrote:If you were on stage about to play the nation's most revered song in front of a group of musicians you respect deeply and many, many thousands of electrified fans (many tipsy and expecting excellence), would you be worried about remembering to remove your hat or doing the song justice and playing the hell out of it?
Yep, I would remove my hat. And women should have to do this, too. Period. It's a 'rule', it's respectful, and EVERYONE should remove their hats when the National Anthem is played. :)
That's easy to say when you're not the one on stage in front of 30,000 people! :wink:
If an autistic kid can stand in front of a the crowd for a professional basketball game and sing the National Anthem amd remember to place the hand over the heart one should be able to remember to remove their hat.
By george, you're right--let's revoke Jake's citizenship!
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So if I understand this correctly, I can wear my hat while I sing God Save The Queen in Australia as long as I am nervous about performing in front of my peers and thousands of people.

... but what if I'm not nervous?

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Post by Nighthawk »

I am part of an American Legion Color Guard. When we are presenting colors--we do not remove our hats because we are either holding rifles or holding a flag.
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Salukulady wrote:What about the musicians? Unless they are in one of the armed forces, they are not military personnel and yet they do not remove their hats and certainly can’t place their right over their heart while playing their instruments.

http://www.flagsbay.com/flag/2007/02/13 ... llegiance/
According to this website musicians are NOT required to remove their hats.
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( in my best Donnie Baker voice)
He!! It ain't like he is even American..
He is from Hawaii.. ain't like it's the states...

I probl'y know more about Hawaii than anybody I know...

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Salukulady wrote:
Salukulady wrote:What about the musicians? Unless they are in one of the armed forces, they are not military personnel and yet they do not remove their hats and certainly can’t place their right over their heart while playing their instruments.

http://www.flagsbay.com/flag/2007/02/13 ... llegiance/
According to this website musicians are NOT required to remove their hats.
So would you be cool with Flav not removing his hat? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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ph4ever wrote:
Salukulady wrote:
Salukulady wrote:What about the musicians? Unless they are in one of the armed forces, they are not military personnel and yet they do not remove their hats and certainly can’t place their right over their heart while playing their instruments.

http://www.flagsbay.com/flag/2007/02/13 ... llegiance/
According to this website musicians are NOT required to remove their hats.
So would you be cool with Flav not removing his hat? :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by tryin' to reason »

It didn't bother me.

The people who continue to talk or walk during the anthem bother me a LOT more !!

(Yes, I DID remove my hat.)
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Post by Staredge »

Was he playing it, or was it canned? If he was playing it, then no problem. If he was listening, then it would be inappropriate to leave his hat on.
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