Why Exactly is Basket Case Played Before the Fourth Quarter?
Ah, Basket Case. A song that many Tide fans hear during games in Bryant-Denny. Specifically before the fourth quarter.
The real question is, how did this tradition come to be? With the help of Dr. Kenneth Ozzello, Director of Bands at the University of Alabama, we found the origins of the song that is now stuck in your head as you read.
So there you have it! The song shows no sign of stopping, and in my personal opinion, should continue to be a tradition for a long time.
Also because it is the fourth quarter song...what do you say to closing out with a performance?
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