Have a Ball

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Have a Ball
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - Have a Ball cover.jpg
Studio album by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Released July 29, 1997
Genre Punk rock
Length 28:48
Label Fat Wreck Chords
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes chronology
Have a Ball
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Have a Ball is the first album by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, released in 1997 on the Fat Wreck Chords independent record label. The album is made up entirely of "Hits of the '60s and '70s", with the exception of Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl", originally released in 1983.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original performer Length
1. "Danny's Song" Kenny Loggins Loggins and Messina 2:10
2. "Leaving on a Jet Plane" (from Denver) John Denver Chad Mitchell Trio 2:32
3. "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard" (from Paul) Paul Simon Paul Simon 2:42
4. "One Tin Soldier" Dennis Lambert, Brian Potter Original Caste 2:01
5. "Uptown Girl" (from Billy) Billy Joel Billy Joel 2:22
6. "I Am a Rock" (from Garf) Paul Simon Simon & Garfunkel 2:04
7. "Sweet Caroline" (from Diamond) Neil Diamond Neil Diamond 2:53
8. "Seasons in the Sun" Jacques Brel Terry Jacks 2:27
9. "Fire and Rain" (from In Your Barkalounger) James Taylor James Taylor 1:24
10. "Nobody Does It Better" Carole Bayer Sager, Marvin Hamlisch Carly Simon 2:28
11. "Mandy" (from Barry) Scott English, Richard Kerr Barry Manilow 2:27
12. "Rocket Man" (from Elton) Elton John, Bernie Taupin Elton John 3:15


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