The pop songs of the Olympics

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Before the 1980s, the only music you heard during the Olympics was the ceremonial sounds of a marching band. Nowadays, there are at least a dozen pop songs associated with each year’s games. The Takeaway looks at the origin of Olympic "anthems” from Strauss to Freddie Mercury to Jackie Chan.

Contributors:

Jim Colgan

Comments [1]

The Amazing Kresge

15 days and no comments. guess no one cared about this inane puff piece either.

[ nelson]ha ha[ /nelson]

Aug. 22 2008 01:17 PM

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