Many of you know I skate under the pseudonym, Karma Electra. If not, where have you been? Often I have had discussions with other skaters about “what would your song be?” Say if you did an awesome move, jumped over a fallen skater, landed a monstrous hit on the opposing jammer or just needed a little extra motivation… the DJ would play YOUR song. Kind of like baseball players have. Kind of.
Anyhow, my song would be “Instant Karma” for many obvious reasons. How can you ignore such spot on lyrics as “Instant Karma’s gonna get you/
Gonna knock you off your feet…” It is nothing like “The Eye of the Tiger” or anything. But it is inspirational and fitting. So in honor of John Lennon’s birthday, here is John Lennon with the Plastic Ono Elephants Memory Band singing MY song. If I close my eyes, I can hear the crowd cheering for me as I blast my way out of the pack for my second or third grand slam. “We all shine on…”