Down the YouTube Rabbit Hole

I was looking for

Which led me to

(the fun starts at about 2:40, but play the whole thing for context).  Bill is the guitar virtuoso who is probably responsible for me looking for the original.   Well, sort of original - turns out it's a cover.

Once I found that I found among the dozen or so versions of it, this little gem tucked in.

Now you say, "OK, David, so that 11 year old kid shamed the lead guitarist from a second-tier metal band off the stage.  But can he shred the F out of the Star Spangled Banner?"

Why yes.  Yes he can.

This article was updated on May 9, 2023

David F