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St. Louis Blues Charles Glenn
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August 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
MADISON, Ill. (KMOX) — He is a beloved St. Louis icon. He sang the national anthem prior to the puck drop at St. Louis Blues home games for 19 years. And now, Charles Glenn is coming to World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, on Aug. 24 to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” before the...
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July 30, 2019 - 7:55 pm
This was probably not how Rep. Tim Ryan wanted to stand out from the other candidates . Before Tuesday night's CNN Democratic debate, the Ohio congressman was the only candidate with his hands at his sides as the Star-Spangled Banner was performed. Critics were quick to jump on Ryan, including "The...
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(St. Louis Blues)
June 09, 2019 - 7:46 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — Longtime St. Louis Blues anthem singer Charles Glenn delivered his final rendition of the "Star-Spangled Banner" prior to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. The 64-year-old Glenn has multiple sclerosis and said previously he would be retiring after his 19th season. After putting...
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(St. Louis Blues)
June 01, 2019 - 12:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - After 19 years with the St. Louis Blues , national anthem singer Charles Glenn has shared his secret to keeping calm, composed and not too emotional when performing at Enterprise Center. He says he always sings the anthem like it will be his last time, "So if it is, I won't be...
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Brian Kelly
May 31, 2019 - 1:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The Stanley Cup Final returning to St. Louis after a 49-year wait has the original Blue, Bobby Plager, looking at how the game has changed since his Cup Final experience. Related: Blues Game 5 watch party sold out in just 47 minutes Plager says when he played in the 1968, 69 and...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - When your TV feed breaks while watching sports at home you probably begin to panic and curse the technology for glitching. But St. Louis Blues fans at Enterprise Center were calm, cool and collected when it happened before Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. The watch party on...
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(St. Louis Blues)
April 03, 2019 - 1:38 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - This season will be Charles Glenn's last as a vocalist for the St. Louis Blues and Enterprise Center. He's retirning from singing the National Anthem before Blues games due to multiple sclerosis, per an announcment on the Blues website . Glenn, 64, is hopeful his last game will...
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An American flag covers half the field during the national anthem
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November 02, 2018 - 9:02 am
The San Francisco 49ers declined to comment to multiple media outlets, although 49ers owner Jed York has previously stated his support of players who protested.
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Recording artist Aretha Franklin performs during the national anthem before the game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving at Ford Field.
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August 16, 2018 - 12:41 pm
It lasted more than four minutes and is one of the longest renditions of "The Star Spangled Banner" that you'll ever hear.
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