Not In Haiku: Go Cubs Go (Revised)

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I was invited by Steph Yiu over at the RedEye blog to attempt a rewrite of the lyrics to the Steve Goodman classic, "Go Cubs Go". The folks at RedEye thought it might be a fun way to mark the (possible) beginning of the Ricketts Era. 

So, with deepest apologies to one of the greatest Cubs fan - and greatest singer/songwriters - of all time, here is my humble attempt at creating new lyrics for what has become the Cubs victory song:

Cubbies win another game
When they do we all exclaim:
"Hey, Chicago, what do you say
Our Cubbies won their game today!"

We're singing ...
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
The Cubs are gonna lead the way
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
Our Cubbies won their game today

Raise that "W" flag real high
Celebrate like the Fourth of July
Wrigley Field's where I wanna be
To sing after each Cubs victory

We're singing ...
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
The Cubs are gonna lead the way
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
Our Cubbies won their game today

Maybe this year we'll win it all
Playing ball 'til late in the fall
This is where we clap five times
<clap>, <clap><clap>, <clap><clap>
And sing another line that rhymes

We're singing ...
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
Our Cubbies won their game today
Go, Cubs, go
Go, Cubs, go
Hey, Chicago what do you say
Our Cubbies won, so it's a great day

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Tags: Cubs, Steve Goodman

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