Sunday, February 7, 2010

random not-watching-the-super-bowl super bowl memory

For some reason I just remembered this rendition of the national anthem from the super bowl a few years ago. For a really great tune it's butchered way too often. This is definitely the best I've ever heard live at a sporting event, and an interesting arrangement to boot. Maybe I could have done without a 4-3 suspension on every phrase ending, but what're ya gonna do.

Anyone know a better one?

1 comment:

  1. Fantastic!!! I posted something at the volokh conspiracy about how crappy Carrie Underwood sounded at this year's superbowl (see

    and someone in the comments suggested this old one from Marvin Gaye

    but I don't like it nearly as much as the dixie chicks version ...