Do you have your walk-up song picked out?
You know, the song that they would play for you when you come up to bat?
Sports fans are nodding their heads and hitting the comment button. For the rest of you, think of them playing “Wild Thing” for Charlie Sheen in “Major League” when he came out of the bullpen.
I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately.
No, I haven’t been approached by a Major League Baseball team (although I am certain that is what you were all thinking) but I have been drinking beer with the guys from my husband’s job and when this subject was broached I knew I needed to really ruminate on it.
I must choose a batting song.
So as I do, I am turning to you to help me make this important life decision.
Here are songs on my shortlist:
Bad Reputation – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
South Of Heaven– Slayer
Twist Of Cain – Danzig
Ace of Spades – Motörhead
Dies Irae – Verdi’s Requiem
The Usurper – Celtic Frost
A Fifth of Beethoven (Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony – Walter Murphy
Help me choose my batting song. Am I missing something really obvious? What would your batting song be?
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Alice Cooper photo: David Guralnick