National anthem controversies

Published On: Jun 14 2013 12:37:08 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 11:21:31 AM CDT

James Taylor got mixed up before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, when he began singing the words to "America the Beautiful" instead of "The Star-Spangled Banner." But the singer quickly recovered, going straight into the correct lyrics. Take a look at these renditions of the national anthem that have drawn controversy.

National Anthem flubs - Carl Lewis
6 / 14

Olympian track star Carl Lewis drew controversy for his less-than-moving rendition of the "Star-Spangled Banner" in what some called "the worst anthem ever" before a 1993 Nets vs. Bulls game.

Upload Photos / Videos