Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song The song has been a crowd favorite at Ohio State University games since the school's marching band first performed it in 1965. But hang on, the state Senate still has to pass the measure.
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Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

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Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

Ohio House Votes To Make 'Hang On Sloopy' State's Rock Song

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The song has been a crowd favorite at Ohio State University games since the school's marching band first performed it in 1965. But hang on, the state Senate still has to pass the measure.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne, bringing you what could be the official rock song of Ohio. "Hang On Sloopy" - heard here by The McCoys - has been a crowd favorite at Ohio State University games ever since the school's marching band first performed it in 1965. Yesterday, the Ohio House voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill making the song official, and hang on - it still has to pass the state Senate. It's MORNING EDITION.

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