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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Nameless » 09 Jan 2020 13:14

Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.


I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by under the tin » 09 Jan 2020 17:23

It's always been a bit of a bugbear of mine that the we do not have a song synonymous with our club.
Y'know, a song that other clubs' fans would instantly recognise as ours, (and get their back up hearing it).
Think about singing it at the County ground or Kassam....

So many of the other songs are plagiarised from contemporary work, I thought I'd have a stab.
Head above parapet time...…
Bit of George Ezra anyone?

My heart is high when the ball's in the sky
And the skipper he jumps to head i-in

We're the boys from Berk-shire
Roaring on the hooped shirts
Singing at the Mad Stad

We're Readi-ing

Tin hat fitted.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Snowflake Royal » 09 Jan 2020 22:42

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Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.


I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

It's just perspective init. Reading are the greatest team the world has ever seen, to me. Subjectively a d in no way objectively.

Never heard anyone sing Berkshire's in 25 years.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Forbury Lion » 10 Jan 2020 07:53

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Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.


I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

It's just perspective init. Reading are the greatest team the world has ever seen, to me. Subjectively a d in no way objectively.

Never heard anyone sing Berkshire's in 25 years.
Should you not sing "by far the greatest team that I have ever seen" then..... which does beg the question of how you watched the Reading v Arsenal matches, for example, without actually seeing Arsenal.

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by Snowflake Royal » 10 Jan 2020 12:12

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I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

It's just perspective init. Reading are the greatest team the world has ever seen, to me. Subjectively a d in no way objectively.

Never heard anyone sing Berkshire's in 25 years.
Should you not sing "by far the greatest team that I have ever seen" then..... which does beg the question of how you watched the Reading v Arsenal matches, for example, without actually seeing Arsenal.

No, because, as I said, it's not about literal footballing quality


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Re: Chant Lyrics

by 2 world wars, 1 world cup » 10 Jan 2020 17:48

What are the lyrics to "shit on the floor"?

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Jagermesiter1871 » 10 Jan 2020 19:15

Feel like a lot of you aren't taking this thread seriously

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by notloyalenuffroyal » 10 Jan 2020 19:40

Victor Meldrew "Hot dog, sausage roll
Come on Reading score a goal."

It's as if it were only yesterday.


Update......

Kangaroo bap, chilli chicken
Come on Reading, pop it in.

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by notloyalenuffroyal » 10 Jan 2020 19:52

Victor Meldrew "Hot dog, sausage roll
Come on Reading score a goal."

It's as if it were only yesterday.


Veggie wraps and guacamole
Come on Reading beat the goalie.


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by notloyalenuffroyal » 10 Jan 2020 19:57

Victor Meldrew "Hot dog, sausage roll
Come on Reading score a goal."

It's as if it were only yesterday.


Greek souvlaki with some couscous
Come on Reading pass to Puscas


Really should stop now.....

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by tmesis » 10 Jan 2020 21:39

Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.

We don't specify what it is that we are the greatest at. There must be a niche activity.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by JimmytheJim » 10 Jan 2020 21:56

Elm Park Kid "All the other guys were toss
So he made himself the boss
Mark Bowen. . . ooooo . . . . Mark Bowen".


I like this one.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by percy_freeman » 10 Jan 2020 22:28

Over there it's so quiet
Over here it's a riot....
Cue geezer in a Stone Island Lumberjack shirt climbing up a tree with a chainsaw......


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by Moonfish » 10 Jan 2020 22:59

Up Shooters Way,
Where Reafing play,
C'mon Urz,
And win today,
Coz if you do,
My missus will say...
"Reading are class,
you can take me up the a**e"
Up Shooters Way.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Victor Meldrew » 11 Jan 2020 11:05

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Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.

We don't specify what it is that we are the greatest at. There must be a niche activity.


I remember some years ago, IIRC Mr Angry suggested that "the world" be replaced with "Berkshire" which then gives the chant some cred.

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Bigtimmeh » 11 Jan 2020 18:11

Every team sings that song. I don't think we have to worry about the factual accuracy..it's a football opinion..

On another note someone said about a song only reading sing...Molly Malone possibly?

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by karbota » 12 Jan 2020 10:20

Anyone remember the lyrics to the chant about Trevor Morely ?. remember first hearing it at Elm Park vs Man City.

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by Snowflake Royal » 12 Jan 2020 10:43

karbota Anyone remember the lyrics to the chant about Trevor Morely ?. remember first hearing it at Elm Park vs Man City.

Ooo Trevor Morley
Ooo Trevor Morley

Or

Stabba! Stabba! Stabba!

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Re: Chant Lyrics

by Nameless » 12 Jan 2020 10:44

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Forbury Lion What are the lyrics to "Super Reading FC".... it sounds like "by far the Greatest Team the World has ever seen"..... which can't be right as we're not even the greatest team in the Championship.


I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

It's just perspective init. Reading are the greatest team the world has ever seen, to me. Subjectively a d in no way objectively.

Never heard anyone sing Berkshire's in 25 years.


OK, if you've not heard it then it never happened.....
:roll:

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by Snowflake Royal » 12 Jan 2020 10:46

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I think most people substitute ‘Berkshire’ for ‘the world’ .
Seems to keep the pedants happy,
Otherwise only fans of the Brazil side of the 70’s would be able to sing it (or perhaps Barca of 10 years ago).

It's just perspective init. Reading are the greatest team the world has ever seen, to me. Subjectively a d in no way objectively.

Never heard anyone sing Berkshire's in 25 years.


OK, if you've not heard it then it never happened.....
:roll:

Alright sweetheart, keep your knickers on. I didn't say it never happened did I. :roll:

Hard for it to be most peoplr if I've not heard it once in 25 years though.

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