guitar vocals - Jimi Hendrix
bass - Billy Cox
rhythm guitar - Larry Lee
percussion - Jerry Velez , Juma Sultan
drums - Mitch Mitchell
"1:14 : "And the rocket's red glare" is followed by an imitation of a rocket going off, explosions, gunshots and screaming people and finally a bomb dropping at 1:45
1:48 : After the "bombs bursting in air" line, he mimics an air raid siren, an ambulance siren, and more bombs dropping at 2:06. He finishes with more screams before leading back into the rest of the anthem.
At 2:47, he makes a reference to "The Last Post", a trumpet solo that is played to honor war heroes.