Best, Worst Versions of the National Anthem

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video
Roseanne Barr -- Just Plain UGLY On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video
Houston gave us goose bumps when she nailed her rendition of the National Anthem before Super Bowl XXV in 1991. (Getty Images Sport/George Rose) Click Here for Video
Whitney Houston – Amazing Houston gave us goose bumps when she nailed her rendition of the National Anthem before Super Bowl XXV in 1991. (Getty Images Sport/George Rose) Click Here for Video
Baker butchered most of the Star Spangled banner before Game 4 of the NBA basketball finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)  Click Here for Video
Anita Baker -- Really Bad Baker butchered most of the Star Spangled banner before Game 4 of the NBA basketball finals between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, June 10, 2010, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Click Here for Video
At a campaign stop in 2008, the Secretary Of State wasn't aware her microphone was hot. Well, we all herard why mics should stay off! (Photo:YouTube) Click Here for Video
Hillary Clinton-Unintentionally Bad At a campaign stop in 2008, the Secretary Of State wasn't aware her microphone was hot. Well, we all herard why mics should stay off! (Photo:YouTube) Click Here for Video
In 2006, this young singer forgot the words to the National Anthem twice, and when she returned to try again, she slipped and fell on the ice. (Photo: YouTube) Click Here for Video
Hockey Girl--Bad and Sad In 2006, this young singer forgot the words to the National Anthem twice, and when she returned to try again, she slipped and fell on the ice. (Photo: YouTube) Click Here for Video
At a September 2008 Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles game, Kat DeLuna gave an overwrought, pitchy rendition of the anthem that got the pop star booed by the whole stadium. (Getty Images/Scott Boehm) Click Here for Video
Kat DeLuna-Bad At a September 2008 Dallas Cowboys-Philadelphia Eagles game, Kat DeLuna gave an overwrought, pitchy rendition of the anthem that got the pop star booed by the whole stadium. (Getty Images/Scott Boehm) Click Here for Video
Before the the 2003 ALCS at Fenway Park, Bolton forgot the words, paused and looked at his hand "cheat sheet." Ouch. (Getty Images Sport/Ezra Shaw) Click Here for Video
Michael Bolton – Bad Before the the 2003 ALCS at Fenway Park, Bolton forgot the words, paused and looked at his hand "cheat sheet." Ouch. (Getty Images Sport/Ezra Shaw) Click Here for Video
Beyonce gave an amazing performance when she sang the National Anthem before Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004. (Getty Images Sport/Frank Micelotta) Click Here for Video
Beyonce -- Really Good Beyonce gave an amazing performance when she sang the National Anthem before Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004. (Getty Images Sport/Frank Micelotta) Click Here for Video
The Olympic runner should stick to running. His 1993 National Anthem performance won him boos, not medals. (Photo: YouTube) Click Here for Video
Carl Lewis - Really Bad The Olympic runner should stick to running. His 1993 National Anthem performance won him boos, not medals. (Photo: YouTube) Click Here for Video
The Grammy winner's version was more like the Star Mangled Banner since she forgot some of the words during her performance at Super Bowl XLV (Getty Images/TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFP)  Click Here for Video
Christina Aguilera—Bad The Grammy winner's version was more like the Star Mangled Banner since she forgot some of the words during her performance at Super Bowl XLV (Getty Images/TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFP) Click Here for Video
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One Comment

  1. GiGi says:

    Roseanne? I’m confused. What did they expect? She doesn’t sing and she’s known for being a crass comedienne. They got what they asked for.

  2. randu says:

    Best clippers national anthem 3/11/2012 Brandon Jarod! Clippers versus Warriors

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