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‘Music Exists’: Where Do Sports and Music Meet?

Music is everywhere in sports; you just have to know where to listen. But has it always been this way?

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From Manchester United fans rewriting a Joy Division song to celebrate one of their favorite players, to college football crowds singing the wordless chorus of the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army,” music is everywhere in sports—you just have to know where to listen. But has it always been this way? (Not really.) And what changed to make music an inescapable part of experiencing sports. (A whole lot.) To listen to all the songs discussed in this podcast, follow the official playlist:

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