Have a Ball

Have a Ball is the first studio 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.

Have a Ball
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - Have a Ball cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 29, 1997
GenrePunk rock
LabelFat Wreck Chords
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes chronology
Have a Ball
Are a Drag
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Original performerLength
1."Danny's Song"Kenny LogginsLoggins and Messina2:10
2."Leaving on a Jet Plane" (from Denver)John DenverJohn Denver2:32
3."Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard" (from Paul)Paul SimonPaul Simon2:42
4."One Tin Soldier"Dennis Lambert, Brian PotterOriginal Caste2:01
5."Uptown Girl" (from Billy)Billy JoelBilly Joel2:22
6."I Am a Rock" (from Garf)Paul SimonSimon & Garfunkel2:04
7."Sweet Caroline" (from Diamond)Neil DiamondNeil Diamond2:53
8."Seasons in the Sun"Jacques BrelTerry Jacks2:27
9."Fire and Rain" (from In Your Barcalounger)James TaylorJames Taylor1:24
10."Nobody Does It Better" (from The Spy Who Loved Me)Carole Bayer Sager, Marvin HamlischCarly Simon2:28
11."Mandy" (from Barry)Scott English, Richard KerrBarry Manilow2:27
12."Rocket Man" (from Elton)Elton John, Bernie TaupinElton John3:15


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