Watching the great Super Bowl XLVII power outage on television was strange enough. Imagine being in the Superdome radio booth on Sunday night, trying to broadcast football’s biggest game in the dark.
After a brief greeting, the superstar asked the audience to stand, and immediately belted out an unaccompanied rendition of the “The Star Spangled Banner” which was received with hoots and applause.
The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.
James was born Jamesetta Hawkins. Her signature hit was the classic favorite “At Last,” though she had numerous hits in the 1950s and ’60s. Other hits included “Trust In Me,” Something’s Got a Hold On Me,” “Sunday Kind of Love” and “All I Could Do Was Cry.”
A new promotional image of the singer is raising eyebrows. The sultry superstar recently welcomed her new baby Blue Ivy, but its another color that’s at issue.