Battle Hymn of the Republic
Video & Audio
The award-winning version of the song
Gloria Jane sings the William Weston Patton version.
Houston belts out a jazzed-up version of the song for American troops to much waving of American flags.
Garland performs a more traditional version of the song after President John F. Kennedy's assassination. This is a long way from her famous "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Baez invites the audience to join her. We have an inkling that they might have been provided the words, since they seem to be doing more than humming along.
MLK uses big chunks of Howe's lyrics in this speech given in Montgomery, Alabama.