Related Information for Buckner & Garcia Buckner & Garcia are the duo of Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia. In 1982 they released the novelty album Pac-Man Fever, consisting entirely of songs about arcade video games. The title track became a #8 hit in the United States. Other songs include the novelty tune, "Merry Christmas in the NFL", about Howard Cosell as Santa Claus. This reached #82, despite limited airplay after Cosell found the song offensive. In 1980, they charted a sentimental country song called "Footprints i.. read more