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Emmy watchers were swift in their negative reviews of Carrie Underwood covering the Beatles' "Yesterday" during the Emmy Awards
Underwood broke into song after Don Cheadle introduced a montage of 1960s news clips of President John F. Kennedy's assassination and Beatlemania. He said it was a time when TV news truly came of age.
Off-key and unnecessary were what many people who took to Twitter had to say of Underwood's performance. Within minutes of singing the song's final notes she was a worldwide Twitter trending topic.
Tweeted Conan O'Brian show writer Sean O'Connor: "Some people never forget where they were when JFK got shot, but I will never forget where I was when Carrie Underwood murdered The Beatles."
___ Anthony McCartney - Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mccartneyAP
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