When did Rangers adopt simply the best?

When did Rangers adopt simply the best?

Hilarious video shows the moment a Rangers fan sings louder than a busker’s PA system after requesting Simply the Best by Tina Turner. The 1991 song has been adopted as an anthem by fans, one of whom put on a show-stealing performance in Glasgow on Saturday.

Did Tina Turner play at Ibrox?

Well-Known Member. Haha Tuna Turner one of the worlds legendary singers did not turn up at Ibrox at 3.45 to sing for 5 minutes and then jet off to commence her world tour.

When was simply the best first played at Ibrox?

It is played at Ibrox Stadium, Scotland, when the players of Rangers Football Club and the visiting team run onto the park. On 19 April 2010, Rangers FC fans began a campaign to get “The Best” to number one in the UK Singles Chart.

Why can’t you play simply the best in Scotland?

A Gers spokesman has previously said: “Simply The Best is a recognised club anthem.” The track was temporarily withdrawn from the Ibrox playlist in 2001 after some fans “corrupted the lyrics” to include the line “F*** the Pope and the IRA”.

Why do Rangers supporters sing Penny Arcade?

It has been adopted by Glasgow Rangers fans in Scotland and a charity version of the song is helping raise cash for a worthwhile cause. Thousands of pounds expected from downloads and single sales of Penny Arcade are going to the Erksine Hospital, which helps wounded servicemen and veterans.

Is Tina Turner a Rangers fan?

George Wilson, West Sussex, said: “As a Rangers supporter I am very proud we are 20 points clear of ‘the best team in the country’.” Ahead of Sunday’s Old Firm game these is still debate over the merit of recent titles.

Who played sax on Simply The Best?

Mel Collins

Artist Credit
Mel Collins Saxophone
Phil Collins Drums, Guest Artist
Richard Cottle Keyboards
Danny Cummings Shaker

Why can’t you play Simply The Best in Scotland?

What do Rangers fans sing to Fields of Athenry?

At the point when the original chorus is: “our love was on the wing/ we had dreams, and songs to sing/ it’s so lonely round the fields of Athenry,” the alternative version is: “for my father said to me/ I must join the YCV/ with a pistol and a rifle in my hand.”