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About joeheadland

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    Music Blackburn have run out to..

    Cheers for all of this guys. I'm trying to piece together a timeline for when the tunes would have been played... This is how it looks at the moment: Europe The Final Countdown 1986 Current Song Black Eyes Peas Let's Get It Started 2003 2003/04 Dropkick Murphy's Wild Rover 2001 M People Search For The Hero 1994 Late 90s/Early 00's Carl Off O Fortuna from Carmina Burana 1936 Mid 90s Frenzy Blackburn Rovers 1981 Any more tracks/additions, or memories attached to the songs, let me know! Thanks for your help everyone!
  2. Good morning everyone, I hope this is okay to post here – if not, moderators please move or delete as appropriate. I’m part of a team at the University of Sheffield, led by Dr Chris Stride. We've published a number of academic papers and magazine articles relating to football history, on subjects such as statues and replica shirts (see, for example sportingstatues.com, and https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17460263.2019.1578255). Our current project is investigating the music that football teams have run or walked out of the tunnel to over the years. We are looking for the music that Blackburn Rovers have run out to, for as many seasons in the past as you can recall. We are simply interested in the title of the song, the artist who recorded it, and for which seasons Rovers ran out to this. Any help you can give us to piece together the different songs that your club has run out to would be hugely appreciated. If you have any personal anecdotes around the reasons for the songs being used, or the changes between them, that would also be fantastic. I should also add that we are not interested in goal music, or a song that is played at the final whistle, but just the song that is on the tannoy system as the players enter the field. If you think someone else may be able to help, or you have any questions, please let us know! We would be very happy to discuss the project. Thanks for your time guys, Joe Headland

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