A Dying Cubs Fan’s Last Request

All the Way – Tribute to the Cubs

Joe Cocker – Catfish

Joe Cocker – Catfish by Wilson Webster CATFISH – Songwriters: Bob Dylan and Jacques Levy Guitar Solist: Eric Gale Arranged By Eric Gale, Richard Tee And Rob Fraboni Vinyl: Stingray A Side — Track 4 Release Date: 1976 Label: A&M Recordes — SP-4574 Recorded At Dynamic Sounds Studios, Kingston, Jamaica. Mixet At The Village Recorder […]

Derek Trucks’ Walk Up Song

I asked Derek Trucks what his walkup song would be if he were called out of the stands to pinch hit. His choice: Muddy Waters’ “Down in the Bottom.” Trucks is, in my opinion, the greatest guitarist who ever lived, an opinion echoed by Eric Clapton and many others. He and his remarkable wife, Susan […]

Theo takes a walk

I asked Theo Epstein what his walkup song would be if he were called out of the stands to pinch hit. His choice– “Take a Walk” by Passion Pit. Theo’s Cubs are 26th in the majors in on base percentage (.302) and 23d in Walks. 2013 Top MLB “Walking” Teams (sorted by BB%) G PA […]

Paul Barrere’s Walk Up Song

I occasionally ask musicians what their walk up song would be if asked to come out of the stands and pinch hit. Legendary Little Feat guitarist Paul Barrere says his would be Lowell George’s “Cold, Cold, Cold”…

Little feat – Rock ‘n’ roll doctor

Check out this video… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEOlTZGuLKM&feature=player_embedded

Closer to Home

Black Crowes drummer–and Nashville talk show host–on what he listens to driving to a ballpark: “Closer to Home’ by Grand Funk. I listened to it going to Memorial Stadium(Baltimore) as a kid”

The Annual Summer Inner City Classic

This past weekend we held a fundraiser in Chicago, our summer version of Hot Stove, Cool Music that we have in Boston every January. It is for Paul and Theo Epstein’s Foundation to be Named Later, which benefits several non-profits in Boston, and now with the help of the Chicago Cubs works with the Cubs charities. […]