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10: Songs about boxers

26
Oct

A weekly boxing list compiled by Michael Rosenthal. This week: Songs about boxers. Obviously, there are too many to count. Please email me your favorites and I’ll include some of them in a future list.

1. The Boxer: Simon and Garfunkel — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnTa4t-Ssjc
2. Boxers: Morrissey — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFVdmGIZlyc
3. Hurricane: Bob Dylan — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8itFRCpkLg
4. The Hitter: Bruce Springsteen — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3a1bIqQVAg
5. Boxing: Ben Folds Five — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlT4aFDZ-AM
6. Who Killed Davey Moore: Bob Dylan — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62daicHQ9as
7. King Joe, Part 1: Count Basie — http://www.jerryjazzmusician.com/sounds/Gr11t12_king_joe_1.mp3
8. Boom Boom Mancini: Warren Zevon — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCpdkbo-_co
9. I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson: DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t9SCHLRDoY
10. Black Superman: Johnny Wakelin & the Kinshasa Band — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqMk-AuTDZE

Michael Rosenthal can be reached at [email protected]