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Big League

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Featured in Episode
Artist(s)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
1988
Album
Victory Day
Writer(s)
Tom Cochrane
RIAA Certification
NONE
Sequence song appears
Opening at football game
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"Big League" is a song by Tom Cochrane & Red Rider, featured on the album Victory Day in 1988 and released as a single that year. It appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Hard Knocks".

Notes

  • The song references a young boy who planned to play "big league" hockey, but tragically dying before attending college on a hockey scholarship. The song has been featured on Canada's long-running hockey show Hockey Night in Canada.
  • Cochrane and Red Rider performed the song at the 2008-09 Vancouver Canucks NHL season opener paying tribute to Luc Bourdon, who tragically died in a motorcycle crash in May 2008.
  • "Big League" reached #9 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, but not the Hot 100.

Performers

  • Tom Cochrane - lead vocal, guitar
  • Ken Greer - bass
  • John Webster - keyboards
  • Denny Fongheiser - drums
TOM_COCHRANE_&_RED_RIDER_-_Big_League

TOM COCHRANE & RED RIDER - Big League

Video for "Big League"

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