25 Years and Still Shuffling: A Look Back at The Greatest Rap In ’85

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

25 years ago the Chicago Bears had one of the greatest seasons in NFL history.
Defensively, their 46 scheme was unstoppable. Guys like Singletary, Dent, and Marshall were a quarterback's worst nightmares. They also weren't to shabby on offense, with hall of famer Walter Payton at tailback and Jim McMahon at QB.
However, even though this team is remembered as being perhaps the greatest in NFL history, they are remembered just as much for their team rap, The Super Bowl Shuffle.
The rap was a mainstream hit, making it all the way up to Number 41 on the charts. The tune was the brain child of Dick Meyer, a die hard Bears fan that wanted to set the city ablaze with a tune.
The tune he imagined was from the new style of rap, which he felt would be perfect for this group of Bears. A friend of Meyer introduced him to wide receiver Willie Gault, and the rest you might say was history.
Meyer hand picked the players he wante...

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