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Face the Music

Posted by Bob Graham on November 02, 2010 at 17:13

Re: Origin of "Face the Music". Another possibility is during military times for bugle calls, for instance, "Retreat", the lowering of the Flag. We were instructed that if we could hear the music, but not physically see the Flag, we were to turn and "Face the Music".