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National anthem advice from vets

Updated: March 28, 2011, 1:54 PM ET
By Sam Alipour, Sean Evans, Sarah Turcotte and Jake Zucker | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the April 4, 2011, issue of ESPN The Magazine.

Between March Madness and Opening Day, a lot of musicians will be tackling the national anthem this month. Some vets offer them a bit of advice.

SHOW RESPECT, NOT LEG. "You want to be classy in how you dress. You can't show much skin, and I didn't wear a lot of makeup or diamonds. Then again, something sparkly can evoke stars and fireworks." -- Keri Hilson

KNOW YOUR ROLE. "The anthem's ...

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