National anthem controversies

Published On: Jun 14 2013 10:37:08 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 27 2014 05:21:29 AM PDT

Aaron Lewis of Staind bungled the second line of the national anthem before Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday. Take a look at these renditions of the national anthem that have drawn controversy.

James Taylor sings national anthem, Game 2, World Series
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James Taylor got mixed up before Game 2 of the World Series in 2013, when he began singing the words to "America the Beautiful" instead of "The Star-Spangled Banner." But the singer quickly and smoothly recovered, going straight into the correct lyrics. Taylor did have an excuse: he was also performing "America the Beautiful" that same night during the seventh inning stretch.

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