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The Man Who Wrote ‘The Autumn Wind is a Raider’ Dies

September 18, 2012 | 1:29 pm

The Man Who Wrote ‘The Autumn Wind is a Raider’ Dies

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The autumn wind is pretty darn mean in the 1974 poem, “The Autumn Wind.” It rips the leaves off trees and turns people upside down and generally wreaks havoc. In short, it’s imbued with the spirit of the the Oakland Raiders. So thought Al Davis, who quickly enshrined the poem as the unofficial anthem of […]

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