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9 Things You May Not Know About “The Star-Spangled Banner”

BY CHRISTOPHER KLEIN // SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

... 4. The song was not originally entitled “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
When Key scrawled his lyrics on the back of a letter he pulled from his pocket on the morning of September 14, he did not give them any title; within a week, Key’s verses were printed on broadsides and in Baltimore newspapers under the title “Defence of Fort M’Henry” ...


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Key's handwritten draft

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