James Taylor tried something new before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night: a sort of mash-up of the real national anthem and the unofficial one, "America the Beautiful." Alas, not on purpose, it appears.
The folk-pop icon took to the mike before the game between the
In doing so, he joined the ranks of stars to mess up "The Star-Spangled Banner" before sporting events in recent years, including "
But back to Taylor — can you really blame him? After all, he was also being called upon to sing "America the Beautiful" on purpose for the seventh-inning stretch. And those innings, they all look alike.
Apparently the songs sound alike too.
The Cardinals won, 4-2, evening up the series at 1-1.