5 Seconds to Cash for December 17, 2018
The song for today, December 17, 2018, was "Walking on the Sun" by Smashmouth.
Jackie Ward of Edgerton, Minnesota called in a correctly identified it to win $40. The jackpot will start over at $20 tomorrow.
"Walkin' on the Sun" was the breakout single released by the San Jose band. The B-side of the single was "Sorry About Your Penis."
The song was inspired by the Los Angeles Riots in 1992. Guitarist Greg Camp told Songfacts.com:
"The song was basically a social and racial battle cry. It was a sort of 'Can't we all get along?' song for the time when I wrote it. It was just about all the things that were going on around me as a young person. And I'm, like, God, what is going on? I don't understand why this is happening. It's like we might as well be walking around a planet on fire."
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