Song of the Day: Dick Marx Orchestra, “Here Come The Hawks”

Bobby Hull, legendary hockey left wing of the Chicago Blackhawks and Winnipeg Jets, died yesterday at the age of 84. In his career, he scored 610 goals in 16 seasons with the Blackhawks, the Winnipeg Jets, and the Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League and 303 goals with the Winnipeg Jets of the World Hockey Association. "Here Come The Hawks" was written by Hawks fan J Swayzee and recorded by the Dick Marx Orchestra in 1969. Dick Marx is the father of rocker Richard Marx.

8 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Dick Marx Orchestra, “Here Come The Hawks”

  1. Never heard of this song but it sounds like it came from that Era and good for him that a song was created. How many can say that? It seems like quite few hockey players died in the past 2 months.


    1. The song was written for the whole team, but Bobby was a huge part of it, as were his brother Dennis, Stan Mikita, Tony Esposito, Pit Martin, Jim Pappin, Whitey Stapleton…


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