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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.

Buzzworthy - Whitney Houston
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Whitney Houston sang the National Anthem before before the 1991 Super Bowl in what some thought was one of the best national anthem performances of all time. However, in the days following Houston's performance, a controversy arose when it was reported that she lip-synched to her own pre-recorded version of the song.

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