Tony Bennett sings ‘God Bless America’ in the World Series Game

October 28th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tony Bennett wowed everybody at the AT&T Park last night in San Francisco with his delivery of “God Bless America.”

The performance was during 2010 World Series. Since September 11, 2001, it has been a custom to sing the song before the opening of the World Series each year.

The 84-year-old singer got all the audience at the stadium singing long the song during the seventh-inning of the game between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers.

The performance was so powerful that it has been described by some as the best rendition of the song since it became a custom to sing the song during the World Series.

Bennett has a special place in the heart and history of San Francisco for that matter. His song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” is treasured in the city. Coincidentally, he has sung the song in San Francisco before during a World Series. However this time it was in sober mood during the reopening of the Golden Gate Bridge after is was damaged by the 1989 earthquake.

The fans were given more than Tony Bennett’s splendid performance because the San Francisco Giants won the game 11-7 against the Rangers.

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