I have a novelty record by Bruce Springstone with his Fred Flintstone version of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" that many people mistake for the real Springsteen in one his great lapses in taste. ("Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" is the real deal.) And while some of you might find the mixing of music and sports to be a very bad idea, Huey Lewis thought so much of it he named one of his hit albums Sports. (Don't worry, that list is coming next!)
Since it's October and the baseball playoffs are upon us and everyone expects a list about it, and I am a shameless sycophant, I offer you five songs about baseball.
John Fogerty--"Centerfield": Creedence Clearwater Revival were one thing. But when John Fogerty decided to come back he did so riding the wave of Americana that was Born In The U.S.A. and just like a bad, overpriced hot dog spoiling in the sun, Fog delivered this song that still gets played whenever the skies turn to April and the kids are whiffing up the pine tar. Boy is this tuneRead More »from Five Songs About Baseball