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Go Cubs Go
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You Never Even Call Me By My Name
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A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request
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Take Me Out To The Ballgame
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City of New Orleans

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Growing up in what he called "a Midwestern middle-class Jewish family," Steve Goodman began playing the guitar as a teenager. He was influenced by the folk revival of the early '60s and by country performers such as Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams. After attending college in the mid-'60s, he turned to playing in Chicago clubs by night and writing commercial jingles by day. In 1971, he opened for Kris Kristofferson and was seen by Paul Anka, who financed demo recordings that led... Read more

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