The musicians, including Kenny Aronoff (drums) and John Cascella (keyboards) of John Cougar Mellencamp's band, recently recorded the song, Colors, in Indianapolis, and it was released last week. The Colts will give away 25,000 cassettes of Colors before facing the Redskins at the Hoosier Dome on Dec. 22. The recording is being distributed to increase people's awareness of AIDS and to help generate donations to the Ryan White Children's Fund.
Asked what kind of songwriter Irsay was, the 5'8", 150-pound Aronoff laughed. "If Jimmy's a songwriter," he said, "I'm an NFL linebacker."
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