Zamboni (song)

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Song by Gear Daddies
from the album Billy's Live Bait
Released1990 (1990)
LabelPolydor, Polygram
Songwriter(s)Martin Zellar
A Zamboni resurfacing the ice.

"Zamboni", also known as "I Wanna Drive the Zamboni", is a song written by Martin Zellar and recorded by his band Gear Daddies. The song tells the story of a man's desire to drive an ice resurfacer, popularly known by the brand name "Zamboni", and his request to drive the Zamboni for his local ice hockey team. Since its release, it has sometimes been played between periods at hockey games while the Zamboni cleans the ice.

It originally appeared as a hidden track on the band's 1990 CD, Billy's Live Bait.

The song also appeared on the soundtracks of three Disney movies:


  1. ^ Sound Track at Amazon listed as "8. Zamboni - Gear Daddies"Disney's D2: The Mighty Ducks - Songs From The Motion Picture SOUNDTRACK
  2. ^ IMDB sound track listed 4th as "(I Wanna Drive the) Zamboni"Soundtracks for Mystery, Alaska (1999)