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Beyonce used prerecorded anthem at inaugural

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Beyoncé sings the national anthem at the ceremonial swearing-in for President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington Monday.

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Beyoncé used a prerecorded voice track to perform her rousing rendition of the national anthem at President Barack Obama's inauguration, according to the U.S. Marine Band. A band spokeswoman told news outlets Tuesday that the band was notified at the last minute that Beyoncé would perform to the prerecorded music. The band played their instruments live.
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