Aging rockers often struggle to hit high notes, but Steven Tyler's juxtaposition of screaming and a languid pace made his rendition of the National Anthem before the AFC Championship in New England especially difficult to listen to. (His liberal lack of adherence to the actual lyrics didn't help.)

But is it the worst pre-game performance ever? Here are some other notoriously-bad "Star-Spangled Banner" renditions (with audio if you've somehow forgotten or are aurally masochistic). [CBS]