5. Anita Baker: 2006 World Series
4. Jimm Hendrix: Vietnam era disillusionment expressed in a hallucinogenic performance by one of the greatest at his trade. Never has the anthem lent itself to such timely interpretation with the guitar singing so loudly that you don’t even need the words.
3. The Dixie Chicks: A little bit country, a whole lotta soul. Not many artists can pull off a personalized interpretation of the song without it coming off as gimmicky (especially not at the hallowed Super Bowl).
2. Marvin Gaye:
1. Whitney Houston: 1991 Super Bowl