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CBS Notes Time of Possession for Aretha Franklin on Thanksgiving Day

During the halftime analysis of the Vikings-Lions game on Thanksgiving (Nov. 24), the CBS NFL studio crew also makes note of the length of time of Aretha Franklin’s performance of the Star-Spangled Banner at the start of the game.

Of course, Franklin sang her version much longer than a usual National Anthem performance.

Here was Aretha Franklin’s performance of the Star-Spangled Banner, in full:

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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