One Giants Fan Keeps Believin’

SF Giants-themed Journey tune becomes viral hit: Aidin Vaziri | It’s the day before Game 1 of the 106th World Series at AT&T Park, and Ashkon Davaran, whose Giants-inspired cover of Journey’s 1981 hit “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” has become the unofficial anthem of the team’s postseason run, is caught in a whirlwind. He’s got a friend on the phone trying to score tickets to the game. He’s on his computer tracking the popularity of the song’s music video, which has been viewed more than a million times since he uploaded it to YouTube two weeks ago. He’s also trying to explain what his life has been like since he became an Internet sensation. “It’s totally out of control,” the bearded 29-year-old East Bay native yells – his preferred mode of communication. “I’m looking at Facebook right now, and it says 166,494 individual users have shared the link for the video. That blows me away. That’s like a quarter of the population of San Francisco!” Read more.

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