I wrote these lyrics a few years ago as a "tribute" to the 1979 Sugar Bowl where Penn State lost to Alabama, after failing to convert on a fourth and goal. The upcoming game with the Tide reminded me of this game. Back then, Penn State was #1. Although we're not #2 right now, like Bama was in 1978, it would be awfully nice to repay this loss and upset the Crimson Elephants this weekend.
The tune is to Madonna's version of American Pie by Don McLean.
Oh, and I apologize in advance for my singing voice, or the lack thereof. (I wouldn't play it with the volume up if I were you.)
THE DAY THE LION CRIED (Bye, Bye National Championship)