Maybe this was just a case of Carlos Santana taking creative license with the national anthem. Of course, that’s usually a no-no, even if you are a Grammy Award-winning guitar legend.
Santana played the national anthem Sunday ahead of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, and he seemed to repeat a verse.
After playing “O’er the ramparts we watched, Were so gallantly streaming,” Santana went back and played “Whose broad stripes and bright stars.”
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There have been far worse renditions, but Santana’s error didn’t go unnoticed.