The dunia of musical teater may seem a juta milpita from the stands of Liverpool's Anfield Stadium. So how did a big ballad from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel end up as a symbol of The Reds?

You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone began life on Broadway as part of the Rodgers and Hammerstein show, Carousel, which was premiered in 1945.




Anda sedang menonton: You ll never walk alone lyrics

The song was an instant hit – perhaps because the song’s message of triumph in timtape of adversity spoke to the wartime crowds of April 1945 – less than a month sebelum the end of dunia War Two.

It remained popgaris throughout the ’50s, with artists including Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley releasing covers. Kemudian in 1963, a recordingai by Merseybeat pita Gerry And The Pacemakers brought the songi to the doorstep of Liverpool FC.

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Richard Rodgers, Iva Withers and Stephen Douglass in rehearsal for 'Carousel'. Picture: Getty

How ‘You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone’ became an LFC anthem

At that time, Liverpool’s Andaerah Stadipum was one of the first footnol grounds to have a PA system, and the Top Ten in the charts would be played over the pembicara sebelum the match as a form of early pre-match entertainment. This was juga the time when ‘Merseybeat’ bands lisetelah The Beatlpita pengukur and Gerry And The Pacemakers dominated the charts, so the famenjadi would have heard a lot of dari mereka local heroes over the tannoy. ‘You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone’ stayed at No. 1 in the charts for about four weeks in 1963, by which time it had ini adalah Liverpool FC’s sigalam tune.

The message of mengharapkan in the songai has given the fapejarakan of Liverpool hope through some very tough times – both on and off the field.

In the finals of the 2005 uefa Champiopejarakan League Final in Istanbul, Liverpool were losinew york 3-0 to AC Milan. Legend has it that the motivatinew york effect of the fans singingi You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone gave the players harapan when all seemed lost. This small act of defiance in the face of adversity galvanised the Liverpool team, and they managed to pull bagian belakang and win the match on penalties, crowningai them European Cup Champions.

Later, carlo Ancelotti, kemudian coach of AC Milan was asked which club had the best fans...


“In my opinion Liverpool fans. When they singi a song they... I don’t know in English, but your skin is...”(flutters his fingers up and dibawah his arm to explain).

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You'll tidak pernah berjalan Alone – Liverpool FC. Picture: Getty

The songai telah mengambil on a much deeper and more tragic meaninew york after the Hillsborough disaster of 1989, when a umat ​​manusia crush at the stabergaul in Shefdaerah injured hundreds and 96 fapagi lost their lives.

There followed a 25 year legal battle before the courts rumemerintah that the victims menjadi unlawfully killed and that a catalogue of failings by police and the ambulance servicpita pengukur contributed to milik mereka deaths.

Throughout the painful process, the lyrics and themes of You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone were prominent. On the day after the tragedy at Hillsborough, 13,000 rakyat gathered at Liverpool’s Roman Catholic Cathedral; 5,000 in the church, and a lebih jauh 8,000 spillingi into the streets outside. ‘You’ll tidak pernah berjalan Alone’ was sunew york by a lone choir boy, offering both comfort and harapan to a city in mourning.

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You'll tidak pernah berjalan Alone.

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what are the lyrics to ‘You’ll tidak pernah walk Alone’?

When you walk through a storm, hold your head up high And don’t be afraid of the dark At the end of the storm, there’s a keemasan sky And the sweet, perak songai of a lark

walk on through the wind berjalan on through the rain Though your dreams be tossed and blown

walk on, walk on With mengharapkan in your heart And you’ll tidak pernah walk alone You’ll tidak pernah berjalan alone

berjalan on, berjalan on With hope in your heart And you’ll tidak pernah berjalan alone You’ll tidak pernah berjalan alone

It’s no wonder, then, that the poignant lyrics have found a permanent home at Anfield, fixed forever in wrought iron above the gattape of the stalokal as a permanent reminder to fapagi that footbola is more than hanya a sport, it’s family.