All My Rowdy Songs Are Coming Over Tonight

For years now, the start of every Monday Night Football Show begins with a modified version of Hank Williams song “All My Rowdy Friends are Coming Over Tonight”. The song is now better know as the “Are you ready for some Football?” song. Every year the song changes a little and the video tries to become a little more “rowdy”.

Do you think all Hank Williams does now is just re-write his song every year to fit the even “more rowdy” new season? I’m sure it must be tough finding the time to do that year after year with all of his big county fair tours throughout the year.

When fans go to his show, do they call out for Hank to do the Football song? Do they even remember the original version? Do fans clamor for specific year versions? “Hey Hank, play Are You Ready 99!” Or do fans talk about seeing him at different places “Yea Randall, I saw him play at my trailer park picnic area last October and he did the 2001 version-he tore it up! Let me tell ya, I was ready for some damn Football that night!”

About Mikey

I've been blogging and podcasting about Fresno, craft beer, film, music and the such since 2004. I like talking about the things that make Fresno, beer and podcasting unique. When your ears have time, check out my podcasts: Dorktown, Flowing With Famous, The Perfect Pour and Get Off My Podcast. Cheers!

Posted on September 14, 2004, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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