Against the Wind (5:34)

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“Against the Wind” is a song by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band from the 1980 album Against the Wind. “Against the Wind” was the highest ranking single from the album, coming in at #5.

According to Timothy White, a writer for Rolling Stone, “‘Against the Wind’ is about trying to move ahead, keeping your sanity and integrity at the same time.”

During an interview on 100 FM The Pike, Bob Seger said that “Against the Wind” came about from his days as a high-school cross country runner.

Glenn Frey of the Eagles sang background vocals on this song.

Against the Wind can be heard in the Kevin Costner movie “For the Love of the Game” and in the movie “Forrest Gump”


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