Good Night Shirt, the musical

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Bet you didn’t know Good Night Shirt was a song.

Steeplechase champion Good Night Shirt is a talented racehorse, but he’s also the title of a song by Chicago-based fusion band The Renegades. Good Night Shirt is one of nine songs on the band’s 2004 release Doppler Olympics. The Renegades probably have no idea who the horse is, but maybe they can do a concert at the Colonial Cup someday. The band includes Paul Mutzabaugh (keyboards), Matt Ross (guitars), Frank Alongi (drums), and Jon Wegge (basses).

This review came from the website CD Baby: “They have all performed and recorded in many genres including: jazz, pop, country, blues/rock, gospel, etc.  This wide range of proficiency allows for The Renegades to tackle their fairly complicated and musically demanding repetoire of original music.  Formerly a more “straight ahead” jazz group, The Renegades’ 2004 release, “Doppler Olympics”, is the first record that represents their current progressive fusion sound.”

Others call The Renegades “one of the best fusion bands ever.”

 We’re not sure if it plays to the steeplechase crowd, but have a listen.