Rooting for the Saints, so to speak

Posted: February 7, 2010 in Music, Reviews

I am, as it happens, one of the few males in North America who gives only superficial attention to football. My own athletic accomplishments in High School, such as they were, were in Cross Country running. Being that as it may, and being that this is Super Bowl Sunday; and being that the Saints are playing, I thought I’d share a bit of Christian music trivia.

Picture in your mind’s eye the tune of “House of the Rising Sun” — a song about a brothel in New Orleans. Then add the lyrics of “Amazing Grace.” The result is something like this.

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edit: It so happens that the Saints won. I saw a clip on the tube to the efffect that the local Bishop, or Monsignor, or whomever, had performed Mass before the game wearing a Saints Jersey. Truly pulling out all the stops.

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