echo "select a, b, c from table where a = 3;"| python -c "import sys;import sqlparse;print sqlparse.format(sys.stdin.read(), reindent=True, keyword_case='upper')"

Pretty print SQL query with python in one line

You need to apt-get install python-sqlparse. This command simply formats a sql query and prints it out. It is very useful when you want to move a sql query from commandline to a shell script. Everything is done locally, so you don't need to worry about copying sql query to external websites.
Sample Output
SELECT a,
       b,
       c
FROM TABLE
WHERE a = 3;

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By: hide1713
2014-02-21 23:17:15

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