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(Clockwise from top left) Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock in 1969, Beyoncé singing the national anthem during the presidential inauguration in 2013, Roseanne Barr holding her fingers in her ears as she screams the national anthem in 1990 & Carl Lewis reacts as he crosses the finish line in the Summer Olympics in Barcelona in 1992 (© Everett Collection/Rex Features; Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Joan Fahrenthold/AP; Rusty Kennedy/AP)
Best & worst national anthem singers
Best & worst national anthem singers

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Since 1931 (what happened then?), a galaxy of stars have put their own spin on our nation’s song (get the lyrics). In honor of National Anthem Day on March 3, let’s take a look at some of the very best, worst and most controversial performances of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
 
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