Getting booked to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a big event is an honor for any artist. Many will try anything — whether or not it is fiddling with the arrangement or striving for the glory notes that only five-octave powerhouses like Whitney may hit — to put their own memorable stamp at the national anthem.
Alas, not everybody — in fact, almost no one — reaches a level of true greatness. With that in mind, cover your heart and hold your ears as this girl makes an attempt to sing the national anthem at Summit County Fair.
County officials in northeastern Utah had been forced to make an apology for the lady’s rendition of the National Anthem once they had been bombarded with emails, telephone calls and social media complaints.