American Idol season five winner and inspiration for this particular blogspot, Taylor Hicks, sings the National Anthem... again. This time Hicks' brings the patriotic ballad home April 27th in the capitol of NASCAR, the Talladega Superspeedway, for the Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Man, nothing begs for the waving of the red, white and blue banner like NASCAR. It's an all-star race cast with Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart and Kyle Busch, who are among the pre-race favorites. Jeff Gordon will be trying for his third consecutive win. This guy just seems to always come out on top.
Taylor Hicks has sang the National Anthem for Nascar truck series race in Sparta, KY, July 14, 2007. This youtube features the man in Sparta complete with interview:
Taylor Hicks sang the national anthem at the NBA final 4 game on June 14, 2007. Certainly he's had practice on delivering this tune. Maybe Taylor will get one of those honorary drives around the track.
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(Just a little over the top rocker video.)