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  Five for Fighting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Five for Fighting is the stage name of U.S. singer-songwriter John Ondrasik.
He adopted the name "Five for Fighting" which is an expression in ice hockey when a player is sent from the rink by the referee for a five-minute major penalty for fighting.
The Five for Fighting song "100 Years" was used in a ubiquitous JP Morgan Chase commercial, and more recently in an episode of Scrubs.
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 Five For Fighting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fighting in rugged southern Afghan mountains killed at least 24 militants and five Afghan soldiers and police officers.
Five for Fighting is the screen name of US singer-songwriter John Ondrasik.
He adopted the name "Five for Fighting" which is an expression in ice hockey when a player is sent from the rink by the referee for a major penalty.
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 Five for Fighting: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The battle for everything is a 2004 album for us singer-songwriter five for fighting, the screenname of john ondrasik....
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 Five For Fighting: MusicWorld® Hitmakers Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the mournful wake of September 11, 2001, the mysterious California band known as Five For Fighting has deservedly rocketed from obscurity to pop renown.
Five For Fighting was already making inroads at radio and VH1 with its acclaimed concept album American Town and its emotional single and music video, "Superman (It's Not Easy)." Miles removed from the chest-pounding bravado of teen-pop and rage-rock, "Superman" was introspective and modest in the most flattering sense of the term.
For all intents and purposes, Five For Fighting is an alias for singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John Ondrasik.
www.bmi.com /musicworld/onthescene/200111/five_for_fighting.asp   (348 words)

  
 five-for-fighting Mp3 Albums Review
Five for Fighting is actually just one guy with a rather substantial chip on his shoulder who's taken his name from the amount of time a hockey player spends in the penalty box for fighting.
Five for Fighting was mixed in a stew of melodies and notes, as sometimes Ondrasik would hint at with the later Superman.
With "The Battle for Everything", Five for Fighting has moved into a more mainstream, classic rock sound, and a bit further from what makes them unique; it is more mature and more toned down than their previous two albums.
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 Free Five for Fighting Sheet music
Five for Fighting: 100 Years Performed by Five for Fighting.
Five for Fighting: 100 Years - Easy Piano Performed by Five for Fighting, composed by John Ondrasik.
Five for Fighting: America Town Performed by Five for Fighting.
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 Five For Fighting Biography
Five For Fighting has one main member, John Ondrasik, who considers himself mainly a singer and songwriter, though he is also competent as a guitarist and pianist.
Players who fight during the game are sent storming away to cool down for five minutes in a penalty box.
Discuss Five For Fighting with Starpulse members in the forums...
www.starpulse.com /Music/Five_For_Fighting/Biography   (333 words)

  
 Five for Fighting Tickets - Five for Fighting Concert Tour Schedule - Five for Fighting Ticket Broker
Five for Fighting consists of one main member, John Ondrasik.
Five for Fighting is most known for the hit “Superman” which became the theme song for families, firefighters, and victims trying to heal after the tragedy of September 11.
If you would like to attend a performance of a Five for Fighting show to see their music live, or to see a tour schedule and information, Coast to Coast Tickets is your source.
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 FIVE FOR FIGHTING
In 1997 Ondrasik, using the stage name Five For Fighting, saw the release of his debut album, Message for Albert, recorded under the Capitol Records label.
Five For Fighting followed it three years later with America Town, released through Columbia Records.
Five For Fighting performed the song at the Concert for New York City that winter, and America Town went platinum.
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 Five For Fighting
Ondrasik named his band Five for Fighting because of a great love for hockey: the term refers to the penalty minutes players receive for scuffling on the ice.
Many people consider Five for Fighting to be a one-man band, but Ondrasik thinks that is selling short the others in the group.
ugh that Five for Fighting is an exciting part of the renaissance of singer/ songwriters who not only have something to say, but also can write a good tune to tell it with.
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 SatRadio Blog: Five For Fighting, "100 Years"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Five for Fighting is still a great band even if that song doesn't have the impact on me that it used to.
Thank you Five for Fighting for reminding us not to waste time and to cherish who and what we have while we have them because it will all be different in a blink.
Five for Fighting is comprised of one dude who thinks he belongs in the rock n roll hall.
www.satradioblog.com /2003/12/five_for_fighti.html   (14381 words)

  
 Ink 19 :: Five For Fighting
For one, Five For Fighting merely include the piano instead of relying on it, and most all songs utilize a guitar to hold the light and airy piano's hand through what can only be justified as hopelessly boring melodies.
Five For Fighting's songwriting isn't terrible, even though their delivery is. They put together cohesive tunes that almost -- really, really almost -- carry themselves, if only their legs were stronger.
FFF are nice to fall asleep to but hard to be excited about, and their brand of small-town contemporary rock has some substance -- it's just in desperate need of Viagra.
www.ink19.com /issues/february2001/wetInk/musicEF/fiveForFighting.html   (292 words)

  
 Five for Fighting Tickets - Buy, Bargain, Sale, Tix, 2005, Concert Tickets, Five for Fighting Schedule, Cheap Five for ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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So if you are looking for a Five for Fighting Schedule so you know when they will be in your town or city, Bargain Five for Fighting Ticket prices, we have all the information you will need to get the Tix you want.
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 five for fighting a hundred years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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He was scarcely five hundred yards away from me and was still fighting his opponent...
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 Five for Fighting Tickets : Five for Fighting Concert Tickets at Cheappremiumtickets.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The Los Angeles, California, USA-based outfit Five For Fighting (an alias used by multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter John Ondrasik) has gained comparisons to artists such as Elton John, Satchel, and Ben Folds Five, owing to its penchant for specializing in gentle and introspective lovelorn compositions.
If you want to buy Five for Fighting tickets from the venue or organization box offices or their official distribution outlets, please inquire directly with the venues or organizations themselves.
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 Five Animal Fighting Theory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although the name and some of the principles are influenced by the famed "Five Animals of Shaolin", it does not claim to be an exact, or even accurate, portrayal of the Shaolin style of fighting.
It IS a comprehensive view of fighting as a whole, and was used to correctly predict the outcome of several of the first UFCs.
Strikers often start out overly defensive, or least are unwilling to commit the full force of their blows early in a fight, instead relying of fast, noncommittal techniques and maintaining a distance while looking for a weakness, a combination of Crane and Leopard.
www.unexplainable.net /artman/publish/article_1434.shtml   (2977 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: 'Five for Fighting' Entertains Walter Reed Patients
Explaining why he chose the name Five for Fighting for his one-man band, Ondrasik said, "Hockey fans know what 'five for fighting' is all about.
John Ondrasik, the one-man band called Five for Fighting, performs for patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center June 18.
Heather L. Mann poses with John Ondrasik, the one-man band called Five for Fighting, after a special performance for patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center June 18.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Jun2004/n06192004_2004061901.html   (1304 words)

  
 Feature Interview: Five For Fighting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Unfortunately, adds this ardent hockey and basketball fan who also is the one-man band Five for Fighting, there is little relation between artistic merit and commercial success when it comes to music.
When he is not doing so in penning his latest song, Ondrasik writes articulately about hockey in a column appropriated entitled "Five for Fighting" on the Inside Hockey website, www.insidehockey.com.
(Five for Fighting is a reference to a penalty in hockey in which a player is accessed five minutes in the penalty box for a fight deemed a significant one.)
www.insidecx.com /interviews/archive/Five.html   (1886 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: America Town: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
America Town, the debut album by Five for Fighting, is actually the work of one guy with a rather substantial chip on his shoulder who's taken his name from the amount of time an ice hockey player spends in the penalty box for fighting.
I must admit that Five for Fighting were not a band that I'd heard of until my friend accidentally added one of their songs onto the end of a Counting Crows album, that being 'Superman' from this album.
I first heard five for fighting from an american I had been talking to for a while, we were into exchanging ideas, and talking about music.
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 Five For Fighting Piano Free Sheet Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Am I Right - Artist Summary Five For Fighting
This is the most recent information about Five For Fighting that has been submitted to amIright.
If we have more information about Five For Fighting, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).
The lead singer was one of them and his friends gave him five minutes in the penalty box for fighting.
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 Amazon.com: The Battle For Everything: Music: Five for Fighting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Before buying this CD, my exposure to Five For Fighting consisted solely of the single "Superman (It's Not Easy)," an earnest and irresistible song that became a hit long after it was released in 2000.
One could argue that FFF sounds a little too much like Counting Crows or other recently successful groups and I can't argue with those who say that, but ultimately I just like it and at worst it's the work of musicians and not a media-created product.
Some have criticized the lyrics and although they are not the deepest lyrics on earth, their simplicity or lack of depth (in some instances) does not make it a deal breaker.
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 fiveforfighting
Five For Fighting are featured in a story about musicians and the NHL in a story about rock and sports Visit here
The Five For Fighting store now has three new T-Shirt designs in and all THREE of Five For Fighting's albums available!
Read John's 'Five For Fighting' column about the 2004 NHL season here.
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 Five For Fighting: Inside Track: VH1.com
In case you didn't get it from the song titled "Michael Jordan" or the name of his group - Five for Fighting - John Ondrasik is something of a sports fan.
There's only one man in Five for Fighting, and after years of battling the record industry, John Ondrasik finally has a hit on his hands with "Superman." He talked to VH1.com about how he manages to be rock star and ordinary dude and somehow stay sane.
FFF flex his muscles by clicking the linked phrases.
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 Five For Fighting Lyrics
Five For Fighting - Bloody Mary A Note On Apathy Lyrics
Five For Fighting - Bloody Mary's For All Lyrics
Five For Fighting - European B Side Lyrics
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 Five For Fighting lyrics - Lyrics & Songs ♫
Five For Fighting - Bloody Mary (A Note On Apathy)
Five For Fighting - Bloody Mary's For All
Five For Fighting - Ten Miles From Nowhere
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 Five For Fighting
Five For Fighting the pen name for singer/songwriter John Ondrasik (from L.A.).
We saw him perform along with Gregg Wattenburg at a Borders in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Check out the pictures from that show.
This is Gregg doing his "rock star pose".
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 Five For Fighting Discography at CD Universe
Five For Fighting: John Ondrasik (vocals, guitar, piano); Andrew Williams (guitar, background vocals); Curt Schneider (bass, background vocals).
If Ondrasik's lived-in voice is reminiscent of alt-rock cult hero Shawn Smith, his songs have something of the melancholy of [the] Counting Crows' debut..." Five For Fighting:...
Five for Fighting's BATTLE OF EVERYTHING contains the songs "NYC Weather Report," "100 Years," and "Maybe I," among others.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/artist/Five+For+Fighting/a/Five+For+Fighting   (126 words)

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