A Sound of the Oakland Raiders: Moans, Groans, and the “Ranan”

June 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Sound of the Oakland Raiders : Listen and Read
Everything has a sound, sometimes audible, sometimes not so easily heard. "Autumn Wind" has been the song of the Oakland Raiders for many years. John Facenda was one of the best at reciting the sound and song of the Raiders.
His voice, tone, and inflections were so suitable for communicating the fearlessness, strength, and determination of the team.
The spirit of the Raider Nation is stirred when the symphonic rendition of "Autumn Wind" is played. The sound and song rallies the players to victory.
The lyrics contain these words:
"shake" (a sound of great tree is made)
"Song" is used to awaken the spirit and strength of the pirates or warriors on the football field. The "song" is a sound.
The "growls" record the moans and groans of physical contact, tackles, and other confrontational moves.
The "laugh" is the stridulous sound, the sound of joy when t...

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