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O say! James Taylor mashes national anthem, 'America the Beautiful'
O say! James Taylor mashes national anthem, 'America the Beautiful'

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 Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Boston's Fenway Park and opened his mouth to sing "Oh beautiful ... " before suavely switching to "O, say, can you see ..." (Watch the flub in the video above.) In doing so, he joined the ranks of stars to mess up "The Star-Spangled Banner" before sporting events in recent years, including "American Idol's"...

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