"I'm in love with Steffi Graf" Hugh Laurie This weekend the finals of the Australian Open tennis tournament will be played. To motivate the players and fans towards the finals and give them a smile, this weeks Sportsong of the Week is a funny one! It's #35 and it's 'I'm in love with Steffie Graf' by Hugh Laurie! James Hugh Calum Laurie is an English actor, writer, director, musician, singer, comedian, and author. He first became known as one-half of the Fry and Laurie double
Music and sports have always been intertwined. Like Drake said in an interview once: "I swear sports and music are so synonymous, cause we want to be them, and they want to be us". Graphic designer Patso Dimitrov combined rap and sports in his Rap Album Covers x Basketball Jerseys series. He worked together with hip hop and indie rock blog Pigeons & Planes to make a list of rap albums, which he turned into NBA Jerseys. They are not for sale (yet), mainly because of copyright
"Good old hockey game" Stompin' Tom Connors 1973 Sportsong of the Week #34 is played in NHL arenas in all of Canada and America: Stompin' Tom Connors' 'Good old hockey game'. It's not hard to guess what this song is about and it's one thats fits the sportsong category like a goalie's glove! It was originally written in 1973 by Canadian folksinger Stompin' Tom Connors, as it appeared on Connors' album, fittingly called, Stompin' Tom and the Hockey Song. But it got very popular
"Jurgen Klopp" Artist Unknown 2015 This weekend I'm visiting Liverpool with my best friend for a short vacation. So I had to post a sportsong from Liverpool to prepare myself for my visit to Anfield Road and to get in the right mindset! Therefore this weeks Sportsong of the Week #33 is a stadium song about new Liverpool FC coach Jurgen Klopp. Who wrote it is not known, but it's catchy as hell! Before he even coached his first game, it was already written. If the fans are exci
Truly honoured with this new Artist Interview! Some have called him the best thing to represent America. He calls himself a beat up, 56 year old white male, for whom art and family are his life. I call him one of the best artist ever with one of a kind sport inspired artworks I have to see in real life at least ones! Sculptor Bruce Larsen. I got to know him a little through this interview and was greatly inspired by his genuine interest en down to earth manner. Click here to
"Be Like Mike" Teknoe 1991 Most certainly something I wanted when I was young. Being like Michael Jordan. Every Sunday evening a short recap of NBA games was shown on Dutch television and afterwards I always went to my little backyard court and try the moves I just saw. So Sportsong of the Week #32 takes me back to my youth: 'Be Like Mike' by Teknoe. After the Bulls won the 1991 NBA Finals, Gatorade began their "Be Like Mike" ad campaign featuring the league's biggest star.
After 30 days and 60 artist shoutouts, #SixtyInThirty is officially over. Thanks everybody for their likes, hearts and positive reactions. Let's keep getting sportart and these artists more known! And below ones more all artists together!
"Time to shine" Andrew Cassanova 2008 First off: happy new year!!! And to celebrate the new year Sportsong of the Week #31 is a song commemorating Usain Bolt's success at the Beijing Olympics 2008. It's Time to Shine by Andrew Cassanova. This song combines Usain Bolt's passion for sports as well as music. Time to Shine is also a tribute to the Jamaican spirit and the Jamaican people in celebration of and encouragement to achieve their highest potential. It features Jamaican s