Most american recording

I ran across a poll on a sports blog, asking for opinions on the question “WHAT IS THE MOST QUINTESSENTIALLY AMERICAN THING EVER RECORDED?

The winner of the poll was Ray Charles singing “America the Beautiful.”

Followed by John F. Kennedy

Next up was FDR

Followed by an abbott and costello routine.
And Al Michaels shouting “Do You Believe in Miracles?”

Whitney Houston’s National Anthem got a few votes

But the list neglected to mention Martin Luther King?

And for a sports blog, where was Lou Gehrig’s speech? Lou died in his thirties from Lou Gehrig’s disease, after hitting alongside babe ruth and generally being one of the best players baseball has seen.

This is from the movie, pride of the yankees – which took a few liberties.

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