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19 hours ago, Sebastianm said:

It’s usually shadowed by roundball rock.


This is true of literally everything. Anytime I do something worthwhile, it’s immediately overshadowed by how great Roundball Rock is.

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3 hours ago, TrueYankee26 said:

I agree with @Sebastianm it sounds majestic.

 

And for its three year run it is associated with a lot of notable NFL moments: the Raiders 1st season back in Oakland, Original Browns leaving for Baltimore, the Ravens first season, and John Elway finally winning a Super Bowl.

This is a better version in my opinion.

 

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2 hours ago, Red Wolf said:


This is true of literally everything. Anytime I do something worthwhile, it’s immediately overshadowed by how great Roundball Rock is.

 

I gave my boss a proposal for a project that would modernize our data center which would reduce down time to <1%, decrease annual maintenance costs by >$5M, and enable cloud-based functionality that would revolutionize our mobile presence.  Her response?  "well, it's no Roundball Rock, but I guess we should do it anyway.  Next time try harder."

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51 minutes ago, Ferdinand Cesarano said:

The closing theme to This Week in Baseball, entitled "The Gathering Crowds", is the most inspirational piece of music I have ever heard.

 

 

Not only is it beautiful in its own right (oh, those timpans!), but it is associated with great memories of baseball's golden age.

 

As a 90s kid it signified the MLB on FOX doubleheader was coming next.

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On 7/25/2020 at 6:53 PM, BringBackTheVet said:

 

On a serious note, the Flyers used this one for a few seasons.  It's very Roundball Rock-esque and I think it worked really well for a hockey broadcast:

 

 

I forgot all about this theme! It was great!

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On 7/25/2020 at 11:19 PM, Ferdinand Cesarano said:

The closing theme to This Week in Baseball, entitled "The Gathering Crowds", is the most inspirational piece of music I have ever heard.

 

 

Not only is it beautiful in its own right (oh, those timpans!), but it is associated with great memories of baseball's golden age.

 


Excellent choice.  I can hear Mel Allen's voice now.

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