America's got a lot of cool songs-- "God Bless America," "America, the Beautiful," "The America Song," "Young Americans," "Miss Black America," "American Idiot" -- and, really, any of them could be our national anthem. America (the band) picked "The Star Spangled Banner," though, and that's what James Taylor was expected to sing before Game 2 of the World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals in Boston. He blanked a bit, though, and started in with a few words of "America the Beautiful" before remembering his task. Hey, it happens.
James Taylor started the National Anthem with a bit of 'America the Beautiful'
He can't quite remember what the national anthem is.