God Save the Queen


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God Save the Queen

British national anthem. [Br. Culture: Scholes, 408]
See: Britain

God Save the Queen

official national anthem of the British Commonwealth. [Br. Music: Scholes, 408]
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God Save The Queen caused outrage when it was released to coincide with the Queen's silver jubilee in 1977.
If our fans don't want to sing God Save The Queen then fine, that is up to them - but I hope they don't boo and jeer it," said Temme.
No one in Wales who does not sing God Save the Queen means any disrespect to anyone.
I am not a royalist but respect other people's right to be and they should respect my right to stand in respectful silence while God Save the Queen is sung," he said.
l just wonder if those Welsh rugby players pictured singing the Welsh anthem with such gusto will reprise their vocal efforts in a rendition of God Save The Queen if selected for a touring British Lions Squad.
It may have escaped people's attentions when Wales play England in a football international, the band plays God Save The Queen for England but not for them.
In a letter to the Department of the Environment, Scottish sports minister Alex Fletcher said:"WhenateamfromtheUK play abroad it does not seem appropriate for anything to be played but God Save The Queen.
May he sedition hush, And like a torrent rush, Rebellious Scots to crush, God save the Queen.
In the end neither God Save the Queen nor Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau were played and the clubs chose their own song, with City plumping for Men of Harlech
Q I HAVE a copy of the Sex Pistols' 1977 God Save The Queen seven-inch single on the Virgin label.
Out on May 30, and on DVD for the first time, the movie features morethan 17 songs, including God Save The Queen, Anarchy In The UK and Pretty Vacant, filmed at the Pistols' final gig in San Francisco.
I remember it well, because there was a guy in the yard who made us all stand to attention as they played God Save The Queen.