TORONTO - The CBC received nearly 15,000 submissions in its quest to find a new theme song for "Hockey Night in Canada."
A total of 14,685 entries were submitted to the broadcaster's Anthem Challenge contest prior to the Aug. 31 deadline, CBC said Wednesday.
The network is holding the Canada-wide search after the rights to the iconic jingle that opened its weekly hockey broadcast for some 40 years were snapped up by CTV in June.
Will 'Hockey Night in Canada' be able to successfully replace the old theme?
Full story: Nearly 15,000 submissions for Hockey Night in Canada theme contest
HNIC on the CBC will survive. Canadians are brought up on Saturday night hockey in the Winter months. That will not change too soon.
Vince in Ottawa, 2008-06-16 07:42:10
does NOT constitute a song!
According to dictionary.com:
–noun 1. a short metrical composition intended or adapted for **singing**, esp. one in rhymed stanzas; a **lyric**; a ballad.
2. a musical piece adapted for **singing** or simulating a piece to be sung: Mendelssohn's “Songs without Words.”
3. poetical composition; poetry.
4. the art or act of singing; vocal music.
5. **something that is sung.**
Who says we cain't not gab all educamated-like and culshured here? ;-)
HGA, 2008-06-12 07:54:44
Batman Begains theme,
James bond (Orignal theme)
etc etc etc etc
A hockey fan, 2008-06-11 16:22:06