If You Could Read A Defense


A parody of a song by Gordon Lightfoot.  A Collaboration by Bill Barto in Columbus, OH & John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Recorded: 09/19/2016  Released: 09/20/2016  First aired: unaired
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If Kirk could read a defense
’Skins might actually win a game
Not like a Rodgers or Brady
Redskins quarterbacks are lame
The 4th quarter starts
Interceptions come
They can’t score a TD
As for Kirk, well, let’s get real
And you won’t watch a game again
Because the ending’s just too hard to take.
As you watch game film, Jay
What a tale your thoughts could tell
I’ll bet you need a strong drink
The kind that the liquor stores sell
When you reach the part where the heartache comes
That crying, hey that’s me
Your play calls often fail
I hope you won't call that fade again
Because that catch is just too hard for the rookie to make

A parody of “If You Could Read My Mind” by Gordon Lightfoot

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robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
i love the crying lines. John's voice is perfect for this tune. i hate saying this every year but i really do feel for washington fans. i'm not sure this team will ever be great again until this owner dies. and he's only 51.
265 days ago.
Sean Morrissey in Frederick,MD
Wonderfully performed and very funny. Well done.
268 days ago.
Anita from Alaska
This is so great. Has to get air time.
274 days ago.
Jason Fuse in Los Angeles
This is wonderfully done all around. About time the fade route gets derisive mentions in multiple songs.
276 days ago.
John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Throwing shade at the fade! Thanks to Bill for a great idea and wry writing
276 days ago.
mrlip in Springfield, VA
Nice one boys!
276 days ago.
Bill Barto in Columbus, OH
Thanks to John for the great vocals and second verse. Happy we could include a line about the f#%$ing fade route...
276 days ago.
Kj in MN
Perfect blend of snark and serious. "Redskins quarterbacks are lame" really makes me laugh. Great job, gents!
276 days ago.

The TK Jingles Weekly Prodcast
This jingle is featured in the following episodes of the TK Jingles Weekly Prodcast:
September 22, 2016: Get In (Then Get Out!)


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