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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

"Someday We'll Go All the Way"


Eddie Vedder, yes the Eddie Vedder, wrote a song for the Cubs. I have posted the lyrics below. You can listen to the song here. This is arguable the best Pearl Jam song ever (sorry Jeremy and Even Flow).


"Someday We'll Go All the Way"

Yeah, don't let them say that it's just a game.
Well, I've seen other teams and it is never the same.
When you go to Chicago, you're blessed and you're healed, The first time you walk into Wrigley Field.

Heroes with pinstripes and heroes in blue, Give us the chance to feel like heroes do.
Whether we'll win and if we should lose, we know Someday we'll go all the way.
Yeah, someday we'll go all the way.

We are one with the Cubs, with the Cubs we're in love.
Hold our heads tall as the underdogs.
We are not fairweather, but farweather fans.
Like brothers in arms, in the suites and the stands.
There's magic in the Ivy and the old score board.
The same one I stared at as a kid keeping score.
In a world full of greed, we could never want more.
Someday we'll go all the way.
Yeah, someday we'll go all the way.

Here's to the men and the legends we've known.
Giving us faith and giving us hope.
United we stand and united we'll fall
Down to our knees the day we win it all.
Yeah Ernie Banks said, "oh, let's play two".
I think he meant two hundred years.
Playing at Wrigley, our diamond, our jewel.
The home of our joy and our fears.
Keeping traditions, and wishes anew,
The place where our grandfathers' fathers they grew.
The spiritual feeling if I ever knew.
And when the day comes for that last winning run, and I'm crying and covered with beer.
I look to the sky and know I was right today.
Someday we'll go all the way.
Yeah, someday we'll go all the way.


Eddie makes Cubs fans sound like a hopeful college freshman in search of his first trip around the bases...if you know what I'm saying. But you know what? Bring a Cubs fan is kinda like that. It's like being a winning virgin.

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blaine hogan said...

I am crying. Literally crying. Damn you feelings. And damn you Cubs.

tJS said...

Wow, this is like your theme song!

Let's hope they win soon (not gonna jinx this year) so there can be a new anthem.

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