NO ONE Sings The National Anthem Like Beyonce

Beyonce Obama InaugurationBeyonce is garnering perfect reviews across the board after effortlessly performing the National Anthem at Obama’s inauguration earlier today. Gawker described her voice as “more heavenly than a thousand Hallelujah choruses,” and I can’t really disagree.

Her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” is comparable only to the one that lady sang at the Panthers vs. Patriots Super Bowl in 2004. Oh oh, that was Beyonce too? Never mind.

Singing this is easier for her than talking, addition problems for preschoolers, or stealing sugar-free candy from Paula Deen’s purse while she’s window shopping for butter.  Continue reading “NO ONE Sings The National Anthem Like Beyonce”

Cyndi Lauper Flubs National Anthem

Cyndi Lauper is the latest pop singer to make a mistake during a rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Hers occurred today at the U.S. Open. (Sunday, September 11th)

During a certain description of our flag, she sang “O’er the ramparts, we watched as our flag was still streaming.” Leaving out one lyric “gallantly,” streaming.

That song is so damn hard to memorize. That’s why at sporting events I just mouth the word “watermelon,” over and over again…

Lauper has now joined the likes of Christina Aguilera, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Roseanne Barr and Michael Bolton in the National Anthem fuck-up hall of fame.

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