Yahoo! and the Houston Chronicle called it "dreadful." The Washington Post dubbed it "a version that made you want to curl up in the corner and drunk text an ex." But however you choose to describe The Fray's swirling, acoustic take on "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the NCAA title game on Monday, few will argue the experiment worked.
A week-long celebration of Bruce Springsteen begins tonight on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" with a performance by The Boss himself. When plans were announced last week, the guest slot for Wednesday was left open, but Billboard has confirmed that R&B star John Legend has been added to the mix.
President Obama last night sang a few frames of "Sweet Home Chicago" during PBS blues special taped at the White House with an all-star band that included B.B. King, Booker T. Jones, Mick Jagger and Derrek Tucks.
First soul, now blues. A month after enjoying his Al Green moment at a fundraising event, President Obama busted out the presidential pipes again on Tuesday (Feb. 21) and sang a few frames of "Sweet Home Chicago" during a blues explosion at the White House.