I had no trouble coming up with songs for and about baseball players. The Boys of Summer are simply well-loved and I don't think any amount of human growth hormone is going to change that. However, winter sports don't inspire the same amount of admiration. But, perhaps, my shedding light on this obvious deficiency will lead to a proactive campaign from musicians of all genres to come together and correct this horrible, horrible oversight.
"San Dimas High School Football Rules"--The Ataris: From a band who once covered Don Henley's "The Boys Of Summer," comes this song about high school football, which sadly isn't usually played much into the wintertime like professional football. But, listen, I didn't want to submit two ice skating songs, and surely mentioning the Ataris as opposed to Randy Newman and his "Golden Gridiron Boy" tune has got to be the better move for my career as well.
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