Oakland Roots Song & Chant Tracker

Being an Oakland Roots supporter, you find yourself in the unique position of building traditions commonly affiliated with the Beautiful Game. Provided is a tracker of the Oakland Roots supporters’ songs and chants. Tag OaklandRootsBlog on Twitter or Instagram to submit videos or song ideas.

Let’s Go Oakland

Origin: https://youtu.be/0qvtuaDWBIc?t=5

Dale, Dale, Dale, Oakland Roots

Origin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx6InTfb_mQ

Lyrics: “Dale-dale-dale-Oakland Roots!

Dale-dale-dale-Oakland Roots!



Roots Baby! [Bay-Bay]


To the tune of The White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army: https://youtu.be/0J2QdDbelmY?t=12

Origin: https://youtu.be/Hc6ruEahjaY?t=47

Lyrics: “Ohhh-Ohhh-Ohhh-Ohhh-Ohhhh-Oaaaaakland”

You’re Not Gonna Make It

To the tune of Twisted Sister’s We’re Not Gonna Take It: https://youtu.be/V9AbeALNVkk?t=178

Lyrics: “You’re not gonna make it!

No! You ain’t gonna make it!

You’re not gonna make it!

In the goal!”

Oakland Roots, You Got What I Need

To the tune of Biz Markie’s Just A Friend: https://youtu.be/9aofoBrFNdg?t=95

Lyrics: “Oh, Oakland Roots!

You got what I need!

And we’ll be there ’til the end!

And we’ll be there ’til the end!”

These Roots Are Made For Scoring

To the tune of Nancy Sinatra’s These Boots Are Made for Walkin’: https://youtu.be/SbyAZQ45uww?t=31

Lyrics: “These Roots are made for scoring!

That’s just what they do!

One of these days these Roots are gonna score all over you!”

Take A Little Trip To Laney

To the tune of War’s Low Rider: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMkwuz0iXQg&t=150s

Lyrics: “The Oak-land-Roots, got that fire!

The Oak-land-Roots, got de-sire!

Take a little trip

Take a little trip

Take a little trip to Laney!

Take a little trip

Take a little trip

Take a little trip to Laney!

Roots Go Marching In

Origin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RR4TB8T5yI

Lyrics: “Oh when the Roots! (Oh when the Roots!)

Go marching in! (Go marching in!)

Oh when the Roots go marching in!

Oh how I wanna be at Laney!

Oh when the Roots go marching in!”

O-A-K… Oakland Roots!

Lyrics: “[slow buildup] O-A-K, O-A-K (repeat to crescendo) Ohhhhhh! Oak-land-Roots! Ohhhhhh! Oak-land-Roots!”

Ole-Ole-Ole [Jose-Jose-Jose]

Origin: https://youtu.be/XqaVO6Gw39o?t=61

Get Up! Stand Up! We Don’t Got All Night

To the tune of Bob Marley’s Get Up, Stand Up: https://youtu.be/Tg97JiBn1kE?t=7

Lyrics: “Get up!

Stand up!

We don’t got all night!”

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