Cassette Single (USA)
Every year, Z100 Portland Radio (KKRZ) released a song for the Portland Blazers Basketball Team – the annual fight song. In 1992, Dan Reed sang the lead vocals on the title track ‘Bust A Bucket’. The raps were by Top 20 major label local group U-Krew.
This was only released on cassette and was only available in the Portland area.
The Portland Blazers were on another trip to the NBA finals. ‘Bust A Bucket’ features team members Kevin Duckworth, Terry Porter, Jerome Kersey and Buck Williams.
The cassette sold 30,000 copies (the most of the annual Blazers fight songs) and $80,000 went to the Boys and Girls Club Of Portland.
A video was made to accompany the song was released as part of the Morning Zoo Yard Sale – 15 Years of Crap CD and DVD set. It is also available on YouTube.
“Bust A Bucket” received a Crystal Award for 1992 Song Of The Year from the Portland Music Association.
The Portland Trailblazers were playing for the championships against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. They lost 4-2.
“Bust A Bucket” continues to be the favorite Blazers song from a large number of Blazers Fans.
Bust A Bucket, who’d a dunk it, Blazer duty, super sunk it, slammin’ geez it, killer threes it, go up-get it-got it-good!