Friday, October 15, 2010

"Talkin' Baseball" by Terry Cashman

OK, back to the 80's: Born Dennis Minogue, this
artist wrote and sang this '81 sports tune, co-producing it with Tommy West, Jim Croce's producer. He also wrote Spanky and Our Gang's "Sunday Will Never Be The Same". Inspired by
this pic of Mays, Mantle, Snider and DiMaggio taken at Shea Stadium during the '80 Old-Timers' Game. Written in 20 minutes (!) it mentions an array of the sport's characters active between the 50's and '81. "The Bachelor" and "Cookie" were not players but rather childhood friends. Artist? Song?

Yesterday's answer: "Coconut" by Harry Nilsson.

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