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Well I did, because I was there! I have been there since forever, indeed it occurred to me earlier today that when I first went on my own to Griffin Park I would have been about 9, and there would have been some in the crowd, in their late 70's who had watched the Bees playing at Bens Field. Not sure what that has to do with your post, but I suppose I am trying to find a nice way to say that as to when the song started, is to me unimportant, as in my opinion the song is crap, it is difficult to sing, difficult to play on a piano, it fails to rouse anyone to excitement, or strike fear into opponents, all round it is a useless football song. No doubt it is important to some, and it is part of the club, but whilst the club is important to me that song certainly is not. If given the opportunity to vote on a song for the team to run out to, which I will not be, I would vote for a change. That then is my opinion, clearly it is not yours so we differ on the matter.
Fair enough
 

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Nobody sings Hey Jude or hadn't you noticed. If you are among the singers it sounds louder.I don't think l' ve ever heard the ground sing it in unison. In fact only one part. Says it all. Hey Jude is a great song but not for football.

Rubbish, its our song.

I can remember welling up at the millennium stadium when all the Bees fans were singing it behind the goal before kick off.

When has any stadium full of fans all sung the same song at the same time.
 

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Well I did, because I was there! I have been there since forever, indeed it occurred to me earlier today that when I first went on my own to Griffin Park I would have been about 9, and there would have been some in the crowd, in their late 70's who had watched the Bees playing at Bens Field. Not sure what that has to do with your post, but I suppose I am trying to find a nice way to say that as to when the song started, is to me unimportant, as in my opinion the song is crap, it is difficult to sing, difficult to play on a piano, it fails to rouse anyone to excitement, or strike fear into opponents, all round it is a useless football song. No doubt it is important to some, and it is part of the club, but whilst the club is important to me that song certainly is not. If given the opportunity to vote on a song for the team to run out to, which I will not be, I would vote for a change. That then is my opinion, clearly it is not yours so we differ on the matter.
When was the last time you took a piano to football :LOL:
 

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Rubbish, its our song.

I can remember welling up at the millennium stadium when all the Bees fans were singing it behind the goal before kick off.

When has any stadium full of fans all sung the same song at the same time.
You cannot be talking about the Stoke game? PG trying to get Brentford supporters to sing "Hey Jude" was cringeworthy.
 

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Rubbish, its our song.

I can remember welling up at the millennium stadium when all the Bees fans were singing it behind the goal before kick off.

When has any stadium full of fans all sung the same song at the same time.
I welled up because we were crap and didn't turn up
 

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I remember this from somewhere:

Brentford, Brentford you are the best
Brentford, Brentford you beat the rest
Brentford Brentford everyone can see
You're the team for me!

Might have been from school and I just insert Brentford perhaps.

Had another but realised it was just ' Good Old Arsenal'.
 

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Rubbish, its our song.

I can remember welling up at the millennium stadium when all the Bees fans were singing it behind the goal before kick off.

When has any stadium full of fans all sung the same song at the same time.
Elland Road “Marching on together” & Stoke “Delilah” spring to mind
 

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I agree that Hey Jude just isn’t sing-able (?) for fans.

Unless you’re in the middle of our hardcore 500 or so singing lads, Hey Jude sounds very feeble, old Wembley new Wembley Millennium stadium, Chelsea game, plus any nondescript home game.

I’m well aware of the negative connotations of changing our song/history, but many times I have silently wished that we had a theme with a decent hook, that anyone of all ages and octaves could belt out on cue, confidently. Or at least clap along to.

Unless you’re a very good singer all the average fan could do is na na na nananana, nananana Brentford
 

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I think we need a random song that has nothing to do with football and is sung straight without changing the words. Some 60s pop song with a catchy chorus will do. 100s to choose from. Some minimal choreography will help, hands in the air, stamping etc.
 

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I think we need a random song that has nothing to do with football and is sung straight without changing the words. Some 60s pop song with a catchy chorus will do. 100s to choose from. Some minimal choreography will help, hands in the air, stamping etc.
YMCA?
 

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I once saw US band the Spitballs, late 70s, do an excellent version of "Telstar" with rousing choral work - just "La La Las" - and arm movements. Would suit modern all-seater stadiums.
 

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When was the last time you took a piano to football :LOL:
That is besides the point the song is so crap you could not even sing it in a PUB with a piano being played. The Song is good for nothing like most of what comes out of that part of the world. As someone has just written it is cringe worthy. It is just about the very worst song that has ever been used as a football song.
 

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That is besides the point the song is so crap you could not even sing it in a PUB with a piano being played. The Song is good for nothing like most of what comes out of that part of the world. As someone has just written it is cringe worthy. It is just about the very worst song that has ever been used as a football song.
scouseIST
 

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