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The Story Of José Feliciano's World Series Guitar

The Story Of José Feliciano's World Series Guitar

NPR - Michel Martin , Janaya Williams

At the World Series game between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals in October 1968, Puerto Rican singer José Feliciano sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" — to no little controversy. Feliciano put a personal spin on the song, giving it a slower tempo, almost like a folk anthem. The …

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