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Encyclopedia > Ty Cobb (song)
""Ty Cobb""
Single by Soundgarden
from the album 'Down on the Upside'
Released 1996
Format CD single
Recorded 1996
Genre Grunge
Length 3:05
Label A&M
Producer(s) Soundgarden
Soundgarden singles chronology
"Blow Up the Outside World"
1996
"Ty Cobb"
1996
"Bleed Together"
1996

"Ty Cobb", the fifth track on Soundgarden's final album, Down on the Upside, was written by Chris Cornell, lyrics, and Ben Shepherd, music. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Soundgarden was an influential Seattle rock band who helped to define the sound that came to be called grunge. ... Down on the Upside is the final studio album by Soundgarden, released on May 21, 1996. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A&M Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Soundgarden was an influential Seattle rock band who helped to define the sound that came to be called grunge. ... Soundgarden released Blow Up the Outside World as a single in the fall of 1996, the third single from Down on the Upside (after Burden in My Hand). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Bleed Together is the last single realeased by Soundgarden and was touted as the single from Soundgardens post-breakup A-Sides and was often said to be the only unreleased song to appear on the greatest hits album. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Soundgarden was an influential Seattle rock band who helped to define the sound that came to be called grunge. ... Down on the Upside is the final studio album by Soundgarden, released on May 21, 1996. ... Chris Cornell (born July 20, 1964) is an American guitarist/singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of the rock band Soundgarden (1984-1997) and later Audioslave (2001-2007). ... Ben Shepherd (born Hunter Benedict Shepherd) (September 20, 1968) is an American musician renowned for playing bass in the band Soundgarden from 1990 until the bands 1997 break-up. ...


The track was originally titled "Hot Rod Death Toll," but reminded Shepherd of the infamous baseball player Ty Cobb. He holds the all time career batting record (.367) but he is also well-know for his womanising, alcoholism and racism. Tyrus Raymond Ty Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach,[2] was a Major League Baseball (MLB) player. ...


Track Listing

  1. Ty Cobb
  2. Rhinosaur
  3. Big Dumb Sex
  4. Rhinosaur (The Straw That Broke The Rhino's Back Remix)

 
 

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