Video: Tony Bennett just sang his own lyrics to ‘God Bless America’

Sometimes the classics are the hardest to sing, as icon Tony Bennett found out Monday during the seventh inning stretch of the San Francisco Giants-Washington Nationals playoff game.

Belting out “God Bless America,” 88-year-old Bennett took poetic license with some of the lyrics.

Instead of “to the oceans, white with foam,” the legend sang “to the oceans, bright with gold.”

Twitter lit up with both praise and condemnation for botching one of America’s most beloved songs.

Maybe it wasn’t so bad after all, according to these tweets:  

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