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'Star-Spangled Banner' isn't easy to sing

Originally Published: February 7, 2011
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

Not to make excuses for Christina Aguilera's epochal botch of the national anthem before Sunday night's Super Bowl -- seriously, twilight's last reaming? -- but everyone still snickering despite her subsequent apology ought to keep one thought in mind.

Singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before a packed house -- and millions more watching on television -- is difficult.

Like, way tougher than it looks.

Even for accomplished pros.

Don't ...

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